Banking on Green Businesses: UGEFA at Annual Bankers Conference 2021

Published: 01 September 2021

The UGEFA team published a paper in the Annual Bankers Conference magazine under the title "Banking on green business. Leveraging opportunities of the 4IR to operationalise green finance for SMEs". The paper explores how the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) presents a unique opportunity for financers to leverage the potential of green SMEs in Uganda.

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Meet our Business Advisors: Ancywax

Published: 27 July 2021

Ancywax is a tailored company offering concept development in Uganda. They support three main areas: Media, Marketing and Consultancy. Their wide range of services ensure that businesses are adequately served to better tailor their value addition for customers. Ancywax has been busy the past few months in outreach, support for and preparation of the next cycle of UGEFA-supported enterprises. We caught up with Ancel Ochino, Founder and CEO at Ancywax, to learn more about his experience as a UGEFA Business Advisor and within his broader work at Ancywax.

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Meet our Business Advisors: Renewable Energy Business Incubator (REBi)

Published: 20 July 2021

Renewable Energy Business Incubator (REBi) is a business incubation centre that works to promote clean energy access in Uganda. REBi has been busy the past few months working with the first groups of UGEFA-supported enterprises. In speaking with Claire Kagga, REBi Manager, we learned more about her experience as a UGEFA Business Advisor and within her broader work at REBi, supporting green businesses to establish and expand their market presence.

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UGEFA and SEED at the platform of European Development Days 2021

Published: 16 June 2021

This year the European Development Days (EDD) took place digitally on 15-16 June, going beyond the EU borders to engage with actors who are actively contributing to a green and inclusive transition. The event focused on the challenges defined by biodiversity loss, climate change and environmental degradation and stressed the importance of building a greener and inclusive environment as a solution for post COVID-19 pandemic recovery. 

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