European Capacity Building Initiative

Engaging MSMEs under Enhanced Direct Access

On 5 July 2015, the eve of the tenth meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the ecbi hosted a Seminar for GCF Board members on how to address Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Enhanced Direct Access (EDA) Pilot Phase, as discussed in the OCP/ecbi Working Paper on Engaging Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in developing countries: Enhanced Direct Access and the GCF Private Sector Facility. The ecbi Director, author of the Working Paper, started the event with a Synopsis of the state of EDA at the GCF. This was followed by presentations of the two case studies analysed in the Working Paper:
-The Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Financing (SUNREF) project by the French Development Agency (AFD), and
-The India-MSME Energy Efficiency Project

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