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Rural Development Fund (Tanzania)


Period
2005 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
Rural Energy Agency

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Government of Tanzania

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
World Bank, UNDP, EU, SIDA, DFID, Government of Tanzania

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Tanzania

Sectors
Renewables, Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

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

Gender focus
Yes

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Grant, Early stage

Main objectives
The Rural Energy Fund (REF) provides capital subsidies for the development of rural energy projects.

Main activities
REF provides resources for: a) Training and capacity building; b) Capital investments of projects implemented by a qualifi ed developers; c) Investments in innovative pilot and demonstration projects, and d) Provision of technical assistance to qualifi ed project developers.

Comments

Sources
http://rea.go.tz/Projects/TheRuralEnergyFund/tabid/150/Default.aspx

Contact information
info@rea.go.tz

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