Arab Republic of Egypt

Africa  African States 


No. of projects


Total GCF financing


No. of Readiness activities


Readiness support approved


Readiness support disbursed




Multiple countries

Transforming Financial Systems for Climate



Enhancing climate change adaptation in the North coast and Nile Delta Regions in Egypt



GCF-EBRD Egypt Renewable Energy Financing Framework


Multiple countries

GCF-EBRD SEFF Co-financing Programme

National Designated Authority

GCF Team

Amgad Elmahdi
Regional Manager
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Safaa Loukili Idrissi
Regional Analyst
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News + Stories

Jeans that don’t cost the earth

29 Mar 2024 / In partnership with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union, this USD 1.4 billion (USD 378 million in GCF financing) Green Climate Fund project supports Emessa, a denim producer based in Egypt, pioneering energy-efficient ready-made garments in Egypt. This is achieved by installing a new production line, which has reduced the company’s energy consumption by about 28 per cent and cut its CO2 emissions by 46 tonnes a year. The company also managed to decrease its water consumption by 50 per cent.

COP27 summit host Egypt is first country to adopt Climate Investment Plan in partnership with Green Climate Fund

09 Nov 2022 / Move set to accelerate climate action in Egypt with new investment approach that can be replicated elsewhere

Climate finance drives down renewable price in Egypt by half

16 Oct 2018 / A timely Green Climate Fund (GCF) investment has helped halve the cost of producing renewable energy in Egypt by using new ways to capture private finance flows.

Energy transition accelerates with GCF support

29 Jun 2018 / GCF releases USD 86.7 million for Kazakhstan project with EBRD, building on an existing project partnership in Egypt.

GCF gives green light to largest climate project to date in EBRD partnership

14 Nov 2017 / GCF will start funding its largest climate finance investment to date following an agreement signed with the EBRD.

GCF invests USD 65.8M for Egypt renewable energy project; reaches USD 100M disbursement milestone

18 Oct 2017 / GCF has transferred the first tranche of climate finance under the Egypt Renewable Energy Financing Framework.

GCF Board meets in Egypt to develop project portfolio, consider new accreditations

30 Sep 2017 / The GCF Board opens its eighteenth meeting today. This third meeting of the GCF Board this year is being hosted by the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo.

EBRD and Green Climate Fund join forces to support major renewable energy project in Egypt

17 Aug 2017 / The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) are teaming up to make a major contribution to a USD$ 1 billion renewable energy project in Egypt.

GCF readiness support turns focus to Africa and Middle East countries

07 Sep 2015 / GCF is expanding its readiness programme into the Africa and Middle East region with a three-day workshop in Egypt.