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Zambia Renewable Energy Financing Framework



Strengthening climate resilience of agricultural livelihoods in Agro-Ecological Regions I and II in Zambia

National Designated Authority

Ministry of National Development Planning

Mr. Francis Mpampi
National Coordinator - National Designated Authority
P.O. Box 50555, Corner of John Mbita and National, Lusaka, Zambia
Phone +260 21 1 252625

GCF Team

Eduardo Freitas
Regional Manager
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Stephen Seres
Regional Officer
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Astrid Rahardjo
Regional Analyst
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News + Stories

GCF and AfDB partner to increase renewable power in Zambia

21 Nov 2019 / The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are working together to support a USD 154.0 million renewable energy financing framework in Zambia. Historically, Zambia has relied on hydropower generation for 90% of its energy needs. Since 2015, Zambia has faced challenges in meeting the country’s electricity demand – a challenge that is exacerbated by climate-induced droughts that limit hydroelectric generation.

Zambia shows leadership potential in milestone visit to GCF HQ

10 Feb 2017 / Zambia highlighted the major steps it is taking to deal with climate change as part of the largest official delegation to visit GCF’s headquarters.

Green Climate Fund approves first 8 investments

06 Nov 2015 / Board gears up to larger scale projects in the near future

Zambia Finance Minister signs grant agreement during Livingstone Board meeting

03 Nov 2015 / The Zambian host government has signed a grant agreement with GCF to accelerate its preparations for climate financing.

Zambia Board meeting opens with funding proposals on the table

02 Nov 2015 / The eleventh meeting of the Green Climate Fund Board has opened in Livingstone, Zambia.