Indicative funding allocations have been agreed for 14 new Scaling up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries pilot countries, however, cautions remained about “unrealistic expectations” about funding availability. Questions were raised about incentives for diesel in a Kenya project.
IMF conditionalities attached to loans to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea drained health services, damaging countries’ ability to handle the recent Ebola crisis.
Notes from a meeting on Ebola during the World Bank spring meetings.
IMF debt relief plan to Ebola-affected states overdue after G20, US, Guinean president, as well as CSOs, call for urgent support and debt forgiveness.
Fourteen new countries were accepted to the Scaling up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP). Programme implementation continues to be slow, with expected co-financing often dropped.
Update on the Scaling up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) from CIFs Monitor 9
World Bank’s Benchmarking the Business of Agriculture rankings are unlikely to benefit the world’s smallholder farmers, but could instead facilitate corporate land grabs.
Chapter of CIFs Monitor 8 on the Scaling up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)