Sekundierung Sustainable Energy Investment Experte

Contract partner: AfDB - African Development Bank Country: Afrika, regional/länderübergreifend Funding amount: € 710.000,00 Project start: 14.03.2016 End: 13.03.2019

Short Description:

Overall goal

A Sustainable Energy Investment Expert is seconded to ONEC. 2, the Department of Environment and Climate Change" of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The Expert shall assist ONEC.3 in the identification, development and financial structuring of clean energy project opportunities for AfDB. He will be integrated and work closely with the SEFA team as the primary origination and project development hub at AfDB (SEFA is multi-donor trust fund providing early stage support to unlock private investments in sustainable energy through project preparation grants, equity investments and enabling environment technical assistance).

Expected results

The Secondee will produce the following outputs in the course of the assignment;

• An Inception Report two weeks upon assumption of duty, outlining the agreed Work Program and performance milestones.

• Monthly activity reports

• Completion Report at the end of the assignment.

• Any other report required by the ONEC management

Target group / Beneficiaries

A significant amount of the work on sustainable energy at AfDB is carried out by the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC), which assists Country Programs/ Departments to manage Bank Group energy operations in Regional Member Countries (RMCs). Climate change, green growth, environmental and social issues are addressed by incorporating them into Bank Group supported operations and giving them the visibility required. ONEC includes two energy divisions and a third division which is responsible for environment, social and climate change issues (ONEC.3), including Climate Finance instruments such as the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) and the Climate Investment Funds (CIF).

project number 2812-00/2015
source of funding OEZA
sector Energiegewinnung, -Verteilung und -Effizienz, allgemein
tied 710000
modality Donor country personnel
marker Environment: 2, Climate change mitigation: 2, Gender: 1
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.