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THE LINK: Understanding green enterprise financing

Published: 04 March 2021

"It is not just about planting trees, it is more than that". Our UGEFA Senior Manager, Eddie Sembatya, was interviewed at The Link on NTV Tonight Uganda about the need for tailored business advisory and discounted loans for green SMEs to grow. Why is green finance important? What does UGEFA offer to SMEs in Uganda? Which enterprises are eligible? Sembatya answered all these questions during the interview.

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How to apply to UGEFA? Getting to know UGEFA through Application Clinics and Information Sessions

Published: 18 January 2021

Describing your business on paper, and detailing your plans to scale is no easy feat. To support enterprises to put their best foot forward and navigate the UGEFA application process, we offer Application Clinics and Information Sessions. These sessions provide more information about the application process, what to expect, what we are looking for, and methodologies and tips and tricks for how to describe what your business is doing.

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Introducing the first cycle of UGEFA

Published: 14 January 2021

This year, we are launching the first cycle of UGEFA support. We selected 35 enterprises to join the programme - learn more about them here!

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UGEFA Green Entrepreneurship Day | Kampala Innovation Week 2020

Published: 30 November 2020

From 27-28 November, UGEFA hosted Green Entrepreneurship Day as part of Kampala Innovation Week, which welcomed 150 participants in person and more than 5,000 online. The dialogue sessions brought together enterprises, financial institutions and other ecosystem players to share their perspectives and explore opportunities for building the capacities of and financing the futures of green SMEs across Uganda, addressing key questions of: What is a "green enterprise"? What environmental, social and economic impacts do these businesses create? What opportunities are there for local financial institutions to tap into "green finance" for SME financing?

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The Green Enterprise Finance Accelerator is funded fully by the European Union and implemented by adelphi research gGmbH and Finding XY