Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

The Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development initiative seeks to identify and support new and sustainable approaches to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy solutions for increasing agriculture productivity and/or value in developing countries.

Implementation methodologies

The Founding Partners of Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development have committed resources to finance grants, technical assistance, market partnership facilitation, and guarantees to support the increased use of clean energy technology throughout the energy-ag-water-food nexus.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID),\\r\\nSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA),\\r\\nGerman Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ),\\r\\nDuke Energy,\\r\\nOverseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Deliverables
2015
Access to financing for clean energy for agriculture increased
2016
Use of clean energy by farms and agribusinesses increased
2016
New clean energy technologies for agriculture developement
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Goal 8
Goal 9
Goal 13
Goal 17
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: USA, Worldwide
Date of completion: 12/2019
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Dr. Ryan Shelby , rshelby@usaid.gov

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