Investments we make as the Fund must align with the pre-set eligibility criteria, and the project or programmes are assessed appropriately. There are four ﬁnancing priorities through which we provide investment:
Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources
Sustainable Land Management
Integrated Water Resources Management
Sustainable Mining and Quarrying
Sustainable Forest Management
Promotion and Protection of Biodiversity
Research & Development and Technology Transfer and Implementation
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Water Storage, Conservation and Irrigation Technologies
Applied and Adaptive Research (Agro-Forestry, Waste, Urban Planning)
Disaster Risk Reduction
Data Collection, Monitoring and Management Information Systems (MIS)
Environment and Climate Change Mainstreaming
Strategic Environment and Climate Assessments (SECAs)
Sector specific (or national) adaptation and/or mitigation
Support to implementation of cross-sectoral integrated planning (e.g. IDP, VUP)
Monitoring and implementation of environment management plans for capital projects
Who can Apply
The Rwanda green Fund provides grant to public institutions including central government, local government, and academic to implement green projectsthat have the potential for transformative change and that align with Rwanda’s commitment to building a strong climate resilient and green economy.
The Rwanda green Fund provides grant to civil society to implement green projects that have the potential for transformative change and that align with Rwanda’s commitment to building a strong climate resilient and green economy.
The Rwanda green Fund provides innovation grant and credit line to private sector to respond to Environment and Climate Change related challenges facing Rwanda as well as the aspiration to have green growth path to development.
The credit line, a subsidized loan facility, provided by the Fund and administered by the Rwanda Development Bank provides funding to transformative projects that will demonstrate clear impact in achieving national and sectoral priorities.
They must be backed by a business model with sound underlying fundamentals to manage risk and deliver returns.