LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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...

09/06/2022

Spain’s first social impact fund, the Huruma Fund, helps to fill the funding gap for smallholder and marginalised farmers in partner countries. The fund – a partnership between Spain, the European Union and private sector investors – shows how public resources can ...

07/06/2022

Kingston, Jamaica - The Government of Jamaica, through the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service held a visibility ceremony, on the Financing Agreement with the European Union (EU), to address Environmental and Climate Change challenges through the improved ...


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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