First Energy research projects in cooperation with Africa workshop hosted by CINEA – European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency.
Local and regional governments face important barriers in accessing finance such as the low capacity for developing bankable projects and the lack of information on financing instruments and opportunities. The session will give an insight on: (i) local government representatives from Europe, South America and Africa sharing their challenges to secure finance. (ii) financial institution representatives showcasing the instruments they offer.(iii) an exchange between the local governments and financial experts discussing how to improve collaboration and upscale action, allowing cities to accelerate their climate ambition.