EADB Biodiversity Investment Fund

BIODIVERSITY FRIENDLY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

EADB Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) has been created through a partnership between EADB and KFW to support biodiversity-friendly investments in Uganda

To understand opportunities, please read through the following brochure (link) for more information.

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The East African Development Bank (EADB) invites applications for commercial loan financing for biodiversity friendly investments in Uganda. Please click in the following link or as detailed below.

Background:

The East African Development Bank (EADB) is pleased to announce the launch of the Biodiversity

Investment Fund. The fund offers competitive project financing in Ugandan shillings for viable

businesses operating in target sectors that contribute towards biodiversity conservation. The

businesses must operate in or near a significant biodiversity area and demonstrate a measurable

positive impact in the location.

Purpose and Vision:

The purpose and vision of the of the BIF is to promote a diversified and sustainable economy that

supports healthy biodiversity.

Project Description and Scope:

EADB Biodiversity Investment Fund provides attractive loan financing to Ugandan registered

businesses that can demonstrate a positive impact or contribution towards biodiversity conservation

in Uganda. The loans available may have a tenor of up to 10 years, a value of between Ugandan

Shillings 450 million to 3.5 billion and may be used for capital expenditure, business development,

and/or working capital.

Our target sectors are:

  • Organic Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Forestry, including non-timber forest products (e.g. honey, bamboo, shea nuts)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Wildlife-based Enterprises

The primary focus is to provide attractive commercial financing to projects that promote the

conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Additional information is provided on the Enquiry

Form (see below):

Please download and complete the Initial Enquiry Form at https://tinyurl.com/bioinvestfund

Or contact Country Office Uganda for further details.

Expression of interest to be made in English and submitted before the deadline of

05th January 2019. More information is provided at www.bioinvest.fund or

by emailing to info@bioinvest.fund