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EU and World Bank agree €7m for energy and water security in Central Asia

The funding will contribute to a programme that helps boost security through knowledge exchange, policy advice and project preparation

Green finance
World Bank announces €1.5bn Sustainable Development Bond

The organisation says it has made an application for it to be listed on Ireland’s stock exchange

World Bank launches new fund to support ‘climate-smart’ mining for low carbon tech

It will assist with the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals used in clean energy technologies

World Bank and Japan partner for sustainable investments

It is part of a broader effort to integrate environmental, social and governance considerations when making investment decisions

UK funds £39.8m for efficient and clean cooking appliances

Loughborough University and the World Bank have joined forces to find innovative and modern alternatives to biomass fuels

LNG-to-power facility in Brazil granted $288m

The project consists of a 1.3GW CCGT plant, an LNG import terminal, a transmission line and the expansion of an existing substation

Solar and storage for all public schools and health centres in Gambia

The project is receiving more than €183m of financial support

UK funds project supporting emerging offshore wind markets

It is providing a £20m grant for the World Bank programme in co-operation with the Global Wind Energy Council

Guinea granted $50m to boost electricity access

The project is expected to benefit more than 600,000 people

World Bank grants $7.6m for renewable energy in Nepal

The project aims to address the barriers to private sector participation in the mini grid sector for renewables