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IsDB lists debut green sukuk

The Islamic Development Bank has listed a €1 billion green sukuk on the Nasdaq Dubai – the proceeds of which will be funnelled into climate change and green projects in the bank's 57 member states

EBRD approves Georgian road investment

The board of the EBRD has approved a loan of $60 million to part finance the upgrade of the Kvesheti-Kobi section of Georgia’s North-South Corridor road

IFC to fund Basrah gas processing plant

IFC is evaluating an investment in a $1 billion project to construct a new gas processing plant in the Basrah region of Iraq

Iran to go it alone after CNPC pulls out of South Pars

Iranian national oil company Petropars will develop the South Pars gas field on its own after China National Petroleum Corporation's withdrawal from the project

AfDB approves funding for Kenyan road expansion

The African Development Bank has approved of a €209 million debt package for a road expansion project in eastern Kenya

Zambia seeks advisers for DFI-funded renewables programme

The government of Zambia has invited bids from consultancy firms for various roles on its $154 million Zambia Renewable Energy Financing Framework, which is designed to enable local investment into green energy projects

IFC mandated to structure Uzbek gas-fired PPP

The IFC has signed on a mandate from the Uzbekistan Public-Private Partnership Development Agency to structure and then tender a 1.3GW gas-fired power project as a PPP

ADB funds first Vietnamese floating solar

The Asian Development Bank and the Canadian Climate Fund for the Private Sector in Asia have signed on a loan package for the 47.5MW Da Mi Floating Solar power project in Vietnam

GuarantCo, Standard Chartered finance Karachi grid upgrade

GuarantCo is partially guaranteeing a Standard Chartered loan to fund Karachi utility K-Electric’s capital expenditure to upgrade its electricity grid in Pakistan

Details emerge ahead of Mongolia green bank launch

The Mongolian Green Finance Corporation, a new green bank for the country, is gearing up for launch with recruitment starting and its funding committed

AfDB approves loan for Djermaya solar IPP

The African Development Bank has approved an €18 million loan and a partial risk guarantee for first phase of a 60MW solar independent power producer project in Chad

AIIB reviews investment in SUSI Asia fund

Beijing-based multilateral Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is reviewing an investment into the SUSI Asia Energy Transition Fund, which is in fundraising

ADB approves loan for Uzbek run-of-river hydro

The ADB has approved a $60 million loan to finance Uzbekhydroenergo's project to build three run-of-river hydropower plants in south eastern Uzbekistan

ADB approves Kazakhstan Aktobe-Kandyagash road loan

The Asian Development Bank has approved the $167 million loan to rehabilitate and reconstruct the 89km road between Aktobe and Kandyagash in north-western Kazakhstan

Total acquires Mozambique LNG stake

Total has completed the acquisition of Anadarko’s 26.5% operated interest in the in-development Mozambique LNG project for a reported $3.9 billion

Uganda picked for Afrexim’s East African branch

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed on a deal with the Ugandan government which will see the pan-African lender open its East African regional office in Kampala