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NIF - Regional Projects

 

Regional (Eastern Neighbourhood): Energy Efficiency Programme in the Corporate Sector
This Technical Assistance aims at improving energy efficiency and energy savings in the corporate sector in a number of countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood.Lead IFI: EBRD
Total cost: €302M
NIF grant: €2M
Status: disbursing

 

Azerbaijan and Georgia: Framework for Capacity Building to support Financial Intermediaries
This technical assistance aims at creating sustainable financial intermediaries as well as improving the local financial sector's efficiency, effectiveness and transparency, which would result in better access to financing for enterprises.Lead IFI: EBRD
Total cost: €38.25M
NIF grant: €2.88M
Status: disbursing

 

Regional (Eastern Neighbourhood): European Neighbourhood Fund (ENBF)
The Fund aims at improving access to finance by Micro and Small Enterprises in the Eastern Neighbourhood region, thus providing stimulus to growth and employment in the private sector.Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: OeEB
Total cost:up to €70M
NIF grant: €10M
Status: disbursing

 

Regional (Eastern Neighbourhood): Financial Sector Institution Building and Crisis Response
This Technical Assistance aims at restoring access to credit by micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the Eastern neighbourhood region and Russia by providing assistance to banks which have been particularly affected by the financial crisis.Lead IFI: EBRD
Total cost:tbc
NIF grant: €12M
Status: disbursing

 

Regional (Eastern Neighbourhood): Eastern Partnership - SME Finance Facility
The SME Finance Facility is one of the flagship initiatives of the Eastern Partnership. The Facility aims at offering a wide range of financial services and products to SMEs and financial intermediaries throughout the region, increasing the availability of long-term funding to the SME sector and helping the economies to recover from the economic and financial crisis.

Lead IFI: EIB, ERBD
Other FI: Kfw
Total cost:up to €300M
NIF grant: €15M
Status: disbursing
 

 

Regional: Integrated Solid Waste Management in the Southern Caucasus (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia)
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a sustainable and environmentally sound integrated solid waste management in the Southern Caucasus that considers all stages of the solid waste management cycle (reduce, reuse, recycle and disposal). To this end, an Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) system will be set up in a pilot municipality in each country (Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia).Lead IFI: KfW
Total cost: €66M
NIF grant: €6M
Status: approved

 

Regional: Green for Growth Fund (GGF) – Extension to the NIF Eastern Region
The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) is a structured fund (public private partnership) providing financing and technical assistance for energy efficiency and renewable energy. It provides refinancing for investments in energy efficiency and renewable energies to small and medium-sized enterprises and households, primarily via local financial institutions.Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI:EBRD and EIB
Total cost:16.1c
NIF grant: €13M
Status: approved

 

Regional: Implementation of EBRD Small Business Support programmes – Enterprise Growth Programme (EGP) and Business Advisory Services (BAS) – in the Eastern Partnership countries (Phase I)
The EBRD SBS programmes - the Enterprise Growth Programme (EGP) and Business Advisory Services (BAS) – will help MSMEs in the Eastern Partnership countries to improve their competitiveness and ability to attract external financing by improving the financial literacy of senior managers and by facilitating their firms’ access to high quality business support services, enhancing managerial capacity in all areas and striving to develop the capacity of the local consultancy market to deliver the services needed. The SBS programmes will seek to achieve enterprise level change and the development of a sustainable infrastructure of business advisory services in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

Lead IFI: EBRD
Total cost:€10.4M
NIF grant: €7.7M
Status: approved

 

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