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Development Bank of Rwanda

1986 (establishment) - ongoing

Implementing agencies
Development Bank of Rwanda

African partners
Government, Private sector

Names of African partners involved
Government of Rwanda, Rwanda Social Security Board, National Agricultural Export Development Board, private insitutions and individuals

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Belgian Government and other International institutional investors

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Non Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing
Equity, Debt, Guarantee

Main objectives
Accelerating Rwanda’s economic transformation by availing financing and advisory services to impactful entrepreneurs in key priority sectors.

Main activities
Main activitiies for the Energy Sector: The Bank will invest USD 185 million in the Energy sector and catalyze additional USD 638 million from other stakeholders. BRD’s interventions have been designed to address key constraints in the sector such as high startup costs and risks involved. Energy projects require significant time and financial investments and their long-term nature requires specialized financing terms.



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