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Establishing PFAN in Mozambique & Uganda

To establish PFAN networks and activities in Mozambique and Uganda, in support of other PFAN activities elsewhere in Africa.

Locations

Uganda
0° 18' 56.0016" N, 32° 33' 56.16" E
Mozambique
25° 57' 55.08" S, 32° 35' 21.12" E
Main activity and output: 
  • Establishment & build-out of PFAN Networks in Mozambique and Uganda
  • Identification of projects for inclusion in PFAN's development pipeline for receipt of guidance on project development and financing; support in proposal preparation; brokering contacts to investors & financiers
  • Transfer of a scalable Brazilian model to Mozambique as a pilot project for the cultivation of high value-added crops at the family farm level
  • Technical assistance and training to raise the ability of local market players to develop new projects.
  • Achieve financial closure on 4 - 8 medium scale clean/renewable energy projects (biomass-to-energy, solar, small-hydro, bio-fuels etc), raising a total of USD 10 - 60 million
Expected impact: 
  • Reduction of the perceived obstacles to the mainstreaming of financing for clean and renewable energy projects in Mozambique & Uganda.
  • Increased access to financing networks and investment for local clean energy project developers and entrepreneurs
  • Scale up of investment in clean and renewable energy
  • Development of related projects integrating other MDGs, particularly for food security, HIV and women
  • Development of capability in local institutions (NGOs / government agencies) for creation of sustainable agricultural microenterprises using renewable technology