Organization: KFW DEG
Location(s): All countries included in the are possible project countries. Preference, however, is given on projects in emerging-market countries such as India, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico.
DEG is running the programme "Climate partnerships with the private sector" with a focus on the promotion of technology and knowledge transfer in order to support the development of a climate-friendly economy.
The initiative aims at mobilising additional actors from the private sector for climate protection in developing and emerging-market countries.
The projects carried out so far are from different areas and vary according to scale. They range from demonstration projects for technologies such as energy-efficient biogas plants or heat recovery installations, to a photovoltaic training centre and an online-tool for emission-reducing production methods in the textiles and footwear industry.
The programme supports private-sector projects that
Furthermore, it is important that the projects are not required by law, cannot be realised without public contribution and have not yet been started. As a general rule, all countries included in the are possible project countries. Preference, however, is given on projects in emerging-market countries such as India, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico.
German and European companies, also in cooperation with local companies, are eligible for the programme if their good financial standing ensures the economic viability and sustainability of the project. Accordingly, the company must
Interested companies are invited to submit project proposals to DEG at any time. In the event of a positive decision, the company and DEG jointly develop a comprehensive project concept. An amount of up to 200,000 euros per project can be provided through the programme. The company has to contribute at least 50 per cent of the overall project cost. You can find further information in this .
The programme "Climate partnerships with the private sector" is supported within the framework of the "International Climate Initiative" (IKI) of the BMUB. The initiative aims at supporting developing and emerging-market countries in establishing the political and economic framework needed for improved climate protection. IKI is funded from the budget of the BMUB.