What activities are eligible for a Green Concessional Loan?

The Green Concessional Loan will finance a wide variety of green and environmentally sustainable projects. The EIF makes direct loans to companies that meet the Fund’s objectives and advance the overall goals of the Fund as set forth in the EIF Strategic Business Plan.



Natural Resource Management and sustainable utilization

  • Biodiversity benefiting businesses
  • Community-based natural resources
  • Land use management and models
  • Community-based adaptation projects and plans
  • Value addition

Green Technologies and Low Carbon Development

  • Renewable energy
  • Water efficiency and recycling
  • Sustainable water treatment
  • Biogas
  • Sustainable transport
  • Waste management
  • Oil Recycling

Tourism Development

  • Concession financing
  • Trophy hunting
  • Eco-tourism development

Sustainable industrial practices

  • Sustainable Mining
  • Climate-smart agriculture
  • Waste management
  • Technology development
  • Handling of pesticides

Engineering activities and research and development may qualify for funding. Funds may not be used for feasibility studies.