As stated by the World Bank, the objective of the Accelerating Sustainable and Clean Energy Access Transformation Program using the Multiphase Programmatic Approach Project, to which participating countries and regional institutions will contribute, is to increase access to sustainable and clean energy in Eastern and Southern African countries.
There are five components to the project, the first component being Digital Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (D-MRV) platforms for energy access and climate finance.
The second component is the Project Preparation Facility (PPF). This component includes three subcomponents: Project development support to national agencies, Cross-border solutions, and Support to private-sector DRE and clean cooking companies.
The third component is the advisory support facility. This component will support participating countries on strengthening the policy and regulatory environment for energy access.
The fourth component is the knowledge exchange, skills development, consumer engagement, convening and partnerships. This component will build data, knowledge, and skills for energy-access planners, funders, and providers, as well as their current and prospective employees and energy-access consumers.
Finally, the fifth component is the project management and capacity-building support to the COMESA Project implementation unit. This component will provide the COMESA PIU specific support for building capacity to implement and monitor activities under the regional Platform and strengthen capacities in specific areas, including DRE, E&S, and gender.
According to the World Bank, the E&S risk for this project is "Substantial".
As stated in project documents, the remaining amount - US$ 18.50 million - will be provided by the Green Climate Fund.
World Bank Team Leaders:
Patrick Thaddayos Balla - Senior Energy Specialist
Paul Baringanire - Senior Power Engineer
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Borrower - Ministry of Finance:
Dr. Bihi Iman Egeh - Minister
Implementing Agency - Ministry of Energy and Water Resources:
Jama Taqal Abbas - Minister
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