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Regional Technical Assistance Programme (RTAP)


Period
2010 -

Implementing agencies
Agence Française de Développement / Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM)

African partners
Private sector

Names of African partners involved
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), two commercial banks in Kenya and one in Tanzania

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund of the European Union, Agence Française de Développement

Geographical scope
Regional

Countries where active
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Sectors
Renewables, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Early stage

Main objectives
Make renewable energy and energy efficiency financing a standard business model that can be adopted by the local banks to support and diversify their revenue stream

Main activities
- RTAP is the TA component of a credit line established by AFD for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects - RTAP provides technical assistance to project developers towards bankability in order to feed the credit line

Comments

Sources
http://www.eu-africa-infrastructure-tf.net/activities/grants/engaging-banks-rtap---phase-ii.htm

Contact information
Betty Maina, Chief Executive Officer betty.maina@kam.co.ke

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