Countries: West Africa (15 countries)
This project is in the context of AfDB West Africa Economic Outlook flagship publication that addresses development challenges in the West African region. The theme of the 2023 edition of the Report is “Mobilizing Private Sector Financing for Climate and Green Growth in West Africa”. Fokabs will lead the preparation of 2 key chapters.
Chapter 2: Innovative ways to attract the private sector (both domestic and international) into financing climate and green growth in Africa and address barriers and challenges that still impede the private sector participation.
Chapter 3: Explore the role of natural capital in closing the climate finance gap and transitioning to green and inclusive growth in West African countries. Identify the challenges and opportunities in harnessing natural resources as an asset class for wealth creation, and options for financing nature-based solutions in Africa.
Duration: 03/2022 – 06/2023