Climate Change & Environment

Africa Power Vision

Report - 2015

Africa Power Vision, APV, is an overarching vision of powering Africa that is consistent with Africa 2063 Agenda. The APV is based on the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) and targeted priority energy projects in Africa with...

OFID's Energy for the Poor Initiative

Report - 2014

When in 2011 the United Nations General Assembly issued a declaration that 2014–2024 would be the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, we felt compelled to strengthen our commitment to the issue of energy poverty.  OFID has not only...

From Bottom Up-How Small Power Producers and MiniGrids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa

Guide - 2014

This guide was written for the Africa Electrification Initiative (AEI). The objective of the AEI program is to create and sustain a living body of practical knowledge and to establish an active network of Sub-Saharan African practitioners who work...

Tackling the Energy Crisis in Africa

Report - 2014

Almost a quarter of recent EIB operations in sub-Saharan Africa, and over a third of recent operations in North Africa, support the energy sector.

The Water Security Nexus - Challenges and Opportunities for Development Cooperation

Report - 2012

Is water the ‘gold of the 21st century,’ potentially triggering ‘water wars’ between countries sharing the precious resource? Such scenarios proliferated in the 1990s, but today a different paradigm is taking root. Politicians are beginning to...

Financing Development - Responsibility for Sustainable Development

Article - 2012

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development – also known as the Earth Summit – was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. It was a turning point in international affairs because the international community officially subscribed to the...

Preliminary results from a Water Economy and Livelihoods Survey (WELS) in Nigeria and Mali, sub-Saharan Africa: Investigating water security across a rainfall transect

Report - 2011

In 2010 the Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a BGS-led team to undertake a one-year study aimed to improve understanding of the resilience of groundwater in Africa to climate change and links to livelihoods. As part...

Évaluation partenariale des projets d’appui à la gestion des parcs nationaux au Maroc Synthèse du rapport final

Study/Research - 2011

Le gouvernement marocain, et plus particulièrement son Haut-commissariat aux eaux et forêts et à la lutte contre la désertification (HCEFLCD) a acquis, depuis 2000, de nombreux outils stratégiques afin de planifier et de mettre en  oeuvre des...

European Investment Bank - Supporting sustainable waste management

Brochure - 2011

The EIB's mission is to support the implementation of EU policy in the solid waste management sector in a coherent manner. The Bank's activities in the sector comprise policy support for the avoidance and re-use of waste, and capital...

Sustainable Transport Lending - The European Investment Bank

Factsheet - 2011

Sustainable transport lending is an illustration of the European Investment Bank’s commitment to emissions reduction and improved energy efficiency. By promoting a shift from private to public transport and by investing in maritime transport,...