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Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP)

2015 - ongoing

Implementing agencies

African partners
Government, Private sector, Civil society

Names of African partners involved
International Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Government of the Ivory Coast, Standard Chartered Bank

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Governments of Canada, Cambodia, Cote d'Ivoire, Denmark, Jordan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK, and the USA, AfDB, AFD, ADB, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), East Capital, Eastspring Investments, EBRD, EIB, FMO, Fonds Souverain d'Investissements Stratégiques (FONSIS), Guggenheim Partners LLC, HSBC, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDC, IFC, IFU, JICA, Meridiam Infrastructure, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), PensionDanmark, Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA), Standard Chartered Bank, Storebrand, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)

Geographical scope

Countries where active
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Chad Republic, Comoros, Congo, Libya, Dem. Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali Republic, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger Republic, Nigeria, Principe, Rwanda, Senegal Republic, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia Republic, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Western Sahara, Mauritius

Renewables, Non Renewables, Electricity, Heating and Cooling, Energy Efficiency

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

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

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
SDIP addresses the mismatch between investor needs and project funding requirements by facilitating the financing cascade of public and private funding to enable more projects to reach investment readiness.

Main activities
SDIP facilitates transactions and champions the scaling and replication of financial products required to enable broader systemic change.



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