ECOWAS Special Intervention Fund (ESIF) for peri-urban and rural areas


Friday, August 12, 2022 – 23:59

The first call of the ECOWAS Special Intervention Fund (ESIF) is managed by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) based in Praia, Cabo Verde. With the Fund, ECREEE contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and the international agreements to reduce GHG emissions to keep the global average temperature rise below two degrees Celsius.

The overall objective of the Fund is to contribute to the sustainable development in rural and peri-urban areas of West Africa through increased deployment and usage of reliable and affordable RE&EE technologies and services. The specific objective of ESIF is to create a favourable investment and business environment which leads to accelerated deployment and use of RE&EE technologies and services in peri-urban and rural areas of West Africa.

The ESIF 2022 Call is supported by the ECOWAS Commission. The available funds are 700,000 USD, with a maximum grant of 60, 000 USD allocated to each successful project.

For more detailed information, kindly see document attached.

Interested applicants should submit their proposal electronically to ECREEE using the following email address ONLY: esif(at) clearly indicating in the subject “ECOWAS Special Intervention Fund (ESIF) for peri-urban and rural areas”.

Proposals should not be submitted on ZIP format.

Deadline extended to: 12th of August 2022, 23h59 Universal Time.

For clarification, kindly contact helayo(at)