LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

28/06/2022

During the European Development Days (EDDs), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission have announced a Contribution Agreement of EUR 17.5m from the Caribbean Investment Facility (CIF) to support the Caribbean Sustainable Water Management...

28/06/2022

We invite you to watch and share the first of a series of videos prepared by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to learn more about the “Cosechando Agua, Sembrando Luz” project in Potosí, Bolivia and witness people living and working in Potosí share how the project positively impacted on their lives...

13/06/2022

Kingston, Jamaica. The European Union (EU) has contributed a non-reimbursable seven million euros towards Jamaica’s Boosting Innovation, Growth, and Entrepreneurship (BIGEE) Programme...


SUCCESS STORIES

   Sustainable energy

Cerro Dominador: The first thermal solar power plant in Latin America

Project led by KfW

  • 640,000 tons CO2 equivalent per year of direct GHG emissions avoided through the project
  • 175,200 MWh/year generated by the CSP plant
  • 382,000 homes supplied with electricity 24 hours/day
  • at least 1,906 jobs created through the “Mirror Programme”


   Support to SMEs

Eco Business fund for SME Development in Latin America

Project led by KfW

  • 47,000 hectares under agroforestry systems supported
  • 4.3 million tons of CO2 stored by agroforestry activities
  • 4.2 million cubic meters of water saved
  • 70,000 hectares of farmland under soil conservation practices
  • 3,269 businesses and producers supported


   Sustainable Agriculture

Modernized Irrigation Project for Small and Medium Farmers

Enabling sustainable agricultural production adapted to climate change

  • 12,400 hectares are provided with an irrigation system.
  • 14,150 families should benefit, many of them mestizos, indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorians and mountaineers.


   Sustainable Energy

Improving the sustainability of the electricity service in Suriname

  • 43% increase in annual electricity sales by EBS.
  • 2,000 kW of solar PV installed capacity.
  • 1,410 households benefiting from 24 hours electricity production.
  • 30,000 Tons of C02eq will be reduced per year.

INTERACTIVE MAPS

Facility launched in 2010
54 projects approved
37 bilateral and 17 multi-country

Total investment cost: 

›› EUR 14 billion

EU LAIF mobilised:


›› EUR 471 million
Facility launched in 2012
17 projects approved
14 bilateral and 3 multi-country

Total investment cost: 

›› EUR 1323 million

EU CIF mobilised:


›› EUR 149 million

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