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In Uzbekistan, Proparco finances a solar PV plant and the largest Battery Energy Storage System of the country

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Proparco, alongside EBRD, KfW, DEG, IsDB and Standard Chartered Bank, participates in the financing of the Tashkent project, a 200MW solar plant and a large-scale 500MWh Battery Energy Storage (BESS), developed by ACWA Power in Uzbekistan, by providing USD 50m. This is the fifth renewable energy project financed by Proparco in the country since 2021.
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Amref International University Secures USD 5 Million from Proparco to Advance Health Workforce Training in Africa

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Amref International University (AMIU), a subsidiary of Amref Health Africa, has entered into a landmark partnership with Proparco, the French development finance institution, securing a USD 5 Million (Ksh 650 Million) financing for the development of its new campus. This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone in the advancement of competent health workforce training across Africa.
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AVMA: Aspen and the DFIs reaffirm their partnership and their support to vaccine production in Africa

At a time when the global health community is gathered in Paris for the launch of the African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator (“AVMA”), which is expected to support and increase African vaccine production, IFC, Proparco - the French Development institution, DEG - the German development finance institution, and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) today reaffirm their commitment to supporting local manufacturing capacities for the development of vaccines for African countries.
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IFC, Proparco and RMB Partner with WIOCC Group to Expand Digital Infrastructure in Africa

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A financing package announced today from IFC and Proparco for digital infrastructure provider WIOCC Group will fund WIOCC’s expansion strategy in three African countries, enhancing the continent’s digital infrastructure and connectivity and supporting economic growth.
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Proparco announces its intention to join the EBRD's Trade Finance Programme in support of Ukraine's economic recovery

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On the occasion of the “Ukraine Recovery Conference” held in Berlin on June 11 and 12, 2024, Proparco announced its intention to join the support programme for Ukraine set up by the European Bank for Development and Reconstruction (EBRD), which aims to secure the country's international trade and promote its economic recovery. This partnership is part of France's support for the reconstruction of Ukraine.
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Express Union Chad expands its microfinance business with support from Proparco

Express Union Tchad, a subsidiary of the Express Union Group, is one of the country's leading microfinance institutions (MFIs), promoting access to financing for women and rural populations. The MFI has signed a senior loan with Proparco for 630 million CFA francs (over 3 years), equivalent to around 1 million euros. It is part of a financing package arranged by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank.
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Serengeti Energy and Proparco sign a €250,000 agreement to boost climate adaptation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Serengeti Energy, a leading renewable energy company, and Proparco, the French development finance institution, have signed a landmark €250,000 grant agreement to support climate change adaptation for Serengeti Energy's power plants in sub-Saharan Africa. This strategic partnership aims to enhance the resilience and sustainability of renewable energy infrastructure amidst the increasing challenges posed by climate change.
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"Acting in fragile contexts": the 41st issue of Private Sector & Development magazine is available

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Proparco is publishing the 41st edition of its Private Sector & Development magazine, devoted to fragile contexts. If no action is taken, fragile countries will account for 80% of the world’s poverty by 2030, according to the OECD. They will then be the root cause of most of the humanitarian, health, security and environmental crises facing the world.
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IFC, British International Investment, and Proparco Partner to Support Sonatel's Telecoms Expansion in Senegal

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To accelerate Senegal's digital transformation, IFC and partners British International Investment (BII) and Proparco today announced a financing package for Sonatel to improve essential telecommunications infrastructure in the country and expand access to reliable, affordable mobile and fixed broadband services.
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