AREED fact sheet
The African Rural Energy Enterprise Development (AREED) programme was founded on the idea that impoverished people can transform their lives and break out of the vicious circle of poverty when they are empowered by clean energy services delivered by small and medium enterprises.
AREED at The "UNEP South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism" (SSC)
The "UNEP South-South Cooperation Exchange Mechanism" (SSC)
The SSC was recently launched at the "Sustainable Energy for all" day event. The South-South Cooperation (SSC) is an essential crosscutting mechanism designed to enhance UNEP’s ability to deliver environmental capacity building and technology-support activities in developing countries and regions of the South.
Strengthening the LMBD Distribution Network
Increasing the Availability of Liquid Petroleum Gas in Senegal: Strengthening the LMBD Distribution Network
LMBD is a private company based in Senegal that specializes in the distribution of liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The company holds 8% of the country’s market share with a sales volume of 10,000 T per year. This project aims to increase the stock of gas cylinders for a network of 10 butane gas wholesalers that work in partnership with LMBD.
Sangomar Ice Fabrics and Fisheries (SIFF)
- Cost of Project (Loan): US$ 155,555
- Duration of project: 24 months
- Interest rate: 11%
- AREED support: US$ 38,888
UNEP Issue Paper Series
In order to support this initiative and contribute to the objectives outlined by the UN Secretary General, UNEP's Bioenergy Programme has developed an Issue Paper: