Climate Fund Managers, Solar Water Solutions partner to install solar-powered desalination plants in Kenya

KENYA – Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has partnered with Solar Water Solutions (SWS), to co-finance and co-develop a portfolio of solar-powered desalination installations in Kenya. Under the agreement, Climate Investor Two (CI2) will initially co-finance a piloting phase for these installations and later co-finance the full roll-out of up to 200 units in the Kitui County, that will reach up to 400,000 Kenyans. The total funding opportunity for CI2’s Construction Equity Fund is estimated up to US$15 million, with the intention to expand the platform further across East Africa after successful…

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The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development opens for business, seeks to raise US$552m

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD), a fund allows for investments in projects aimed at climate adaptation and prevention in developing countries, has officially been launched.  “Today’s launch means that the DFCD is officially open for business,” said Linda Broekhuizen, Chief Investment Officer at FMO.  “The consortium is keen to connect with innovative entrepreneurs with climate-related businesses and with private investors keen to mobilize much-needed funding from the private sector to join us in our mission to create a more climate-resilient world.” DFCD is a direct…

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