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Climate Finance Monthly Newsletter - Issue N°8 - August 2011
The summer months are often slow ones for most organizations. But this summer, the African Development Bank (AfDB) moved briskly forward on creative ways to expand green financing for Africa. In July, the AfDB cohosted the Africa Carbon Forum, a chance for businesses and investors to learn how to tap into the world carbon markets, even under current uncertainties, and make projects happen in the African continent. Then the Bank’s Board of Directors approved the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, a new tool offering funding to help entrepreneurs bridge the gap between start-up and commercial financing. We invite you to continue reading below to learn more.