Proposals for projects with a climate impact can be submitted in seven thematic areas. These include renewable energies, energy efficiency, sustainable mobility, and organic agriculture. Applications for the category "Climate" can be submitted for projects in Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, and Tunisia from 1 June 2023.
To specifically promote projects that contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases, a special category "Climate" was created for the countries Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, and Tunisia. Companies as well as public and non-profit organisations wishing to submit their investment projects in one of the competition rounds can opt for this project category and benefit from special conditions if they meet the relevant criteria. The competition rounds run from 1 June to 7 July 2023.
To qualify for the special category "Climate", project proposals must belong to one of the following thematic areas:
Companies as well as public and non-profit organisations can submit concept notes as soon as the Calls for Proposals open.The Facility Investing for Employment is an investment mechanism created by KfW Development Bank on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) as an integral part of the Special Initiative "Decent Work for a Just Transition". General information on the application process is available on our website. The eligibility criteria of the special category "Climate" and the dates of the online information sessions are published in the Key Information Sheet and the Guidelines for Applicants. Both documents are available in the Download Center. Please note: Details on the seven thematic areas of the special category "Climate" can only be found on the French-language pages of the Download Center.
The successful applicants come from the sectors industry, education, and fashion. As part of Invest for Jobs, the Facility Investing for Employment (IFE) co-finances more than 6 million euros for their job-creating investments.
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