- Submitted by: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
- Topic: Energy
- Keywords: international aid, finance, technology
- Location: USA, Worldwide
- Date of completion: 2014
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- This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development
Partner(s)United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
African Development Bank (AfDB)
Although not yet specified, it is possible additional partners may provide support to the Powering Agriculture Energy Grand Challenge for Development.
Open to additional partners.
Description/achievement of initiativeThe Powering Agriculture Energy Grand Challenge provides financial and technical assistance to innovators worldwide to promote clean energy solutions within developing countries' agriculture sectors.
Implementation methodologiesThe approaches to achieve the goal set by the commitments are Through ‘Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development', partners have committed resources to finance grants, technical assistance, and guarantees to support the increased use of clean energy technology in developing countries' agriculture sectors. These resources support commitments to promote the development of clean energy technology for farmers and agribusinesses, and to increase access to financial services to help clean energy enterprises grow.
|Use of clean energy by farms and agribusinesses increased||2014|
|Access to financing for clean energy for agriculture increased||2014|
|New clean energy technologies for agriculture developement||2014|