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
Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid
The main purpose of Africa Investment Facility (AfIF) is to support sustainable growth in Africa, it aims at fostering investments which will have a positive impact on the socio-economic development such as infrastructures in transport, communication, water, energy as well as agriculture and private sector development, in particular SME's.
Resources can be made available from the different EU financing instruments (EDF and DCI), in coherence with the priorities established in the EDF Regional Indicative Programme, relevant EDF national indicative programmes, the intra-ACP programmes as well as the Pan-African Indicative programme. AfIF interventions should focus on the following sectors: energy, agriculture, transport, environment, water and sanitation, climate change, SMEs, information and communication technologies (ICT) and social services, support to private sector development, in particular Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
AfIF provides its support through:
-Risk capital and other risk sharing instruments