Tomorrow marks the two-year countdown to the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But Japanese officials are not celebrating. They are seriously concerned. The country – like many parts of the world – is in the middle of an intense brutal heat-wave.
Analysis of the data shows that public finance for energy in Africa focuses on fossil fuels, as key energy access solutions are left behind.
This report aims to provide a picture of the public finance flowing to energy infrastructure in Africa from fiscal years 2014 through 2016. It covers development finance institutions including multilateral development banks, as well as the national development banks and export credit agencies of the countries providing the most public finance to energy in Africa.