Development cooperation ,25.11.2019

Energy and Environment Partnership Southern and East Africa Multidonor Trust Fund


The Nordic Development Fund-NDF manages the EEP for the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the countries of Southern and East Africa (15 countries). The fund is a continuation of the EEP phases 1 and 2 initiated by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 2010. EEP is one of the largest climate change interventions in Finland. The aim of the Fund's Impact level is to support the achievement of the SDGs, notably in order to achieve SDGt 1, 5.7, 8, and 13. Finland's total funding is EUR 15 million. Million in 2018-2022. The NDF has invested EUR 22 million in the fund Million and the Austrian Development Agency ADA 3 million Eur. Additional funding, totalling EUR 1.9 million In a silent procedure, to increase Finland's financial contribution, so that the NDF can accept all the verified projects of the Nd in the search round 15. 15. The specific theme of the search round was gender equality. Without additional funding, 4 good projects would remain without funding. These projects are expected to reduce emissions, produce renewable energy, create jobs, save energy and leverage private investment in renewable energy. It is possible to have an additional grant in a silent procedure. It is proposed that the quality group approves grant of 1.900.000 EUR of an additional allowance for the EEP programme for the current year, from the of the country and regional development cooperation.

Funding decision  25.11.2019

1 900 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Climate change - mitigation
  • Aid to environment

Field of activity

  • Energy generation, renewable sources – multiple technologies 100%

Special target group

  • girls
  • children
  • youth
  • elderly people

Funding channel

Pohjoismainen kehitysrahasto



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