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National Fund for Climate and Environment (Fonerwa)


Period
2013 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
Fonerwa

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector

Names of African partners involved
Government of Rwanda, Development Bank of Rwanda

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Multi-donor, Multilaterals involved, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
DFID, KfW, UNDP, Centre for International Development and Training, Climate and Development Knowledge Network, GGGI, Green Climate Fund

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Rwanda

Sectors
Renewables

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Grant, Debt, Early stage

Main objectives
Rwanda's Green Fund (FONERWA) is a groundbreaking environment and climate change fund. Its purpose is to be the engine for the next 50 years of green growth in Rwanda, while serving as a touchstone for Africa and the rest of the world. Its strategy is to provide unheralded technical and financial support to the best public and private projects that align with Rwanda’s commitment to a green economy. It's vision is to respond to Rwanda’s current and future financing needs for environment, climate change, and green growth in order to accelerate goals of national sustainable economic development.

Main activities
Fonerwa provides unheralded technical and financial support to the best public and private projects that align with Rwanda’s commitment to a green economy.

Comments

Sources
http://www.fonerwa.org/, https://cdkn.org/project/rwanda-national-climate-environment-fund-fonerwa/?loclang=en_gb

Contact information
a.mulisa@fonerwa.org

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