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Global LPG Partnership
Launch: 2012 End: N/A
Region: N/A
Geography: Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
Type: Global
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: Two funds have been designed to accelerate LPG sector expansions: LPG Infrastructure and Distribution Fund ("LID" Fund) & LPG First Costs Financing Fund ("FCF" Fund) [2]
Funder Type: Foreign Aid, Private Corporations, Bilateral Organization
Funders: European Union, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the Danish government's International Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), and GLPGP's partner private sector and civil society entities and foundations.
  • Technical Assistance
  • Pilot
  • Funding
  • Policy
  • Description:
    Nonprofit public-private partnership established to aggregate/deploy LPG, working with 8 African countries and regional players like ECOWAS in planning, policy and regulatory reforms, and investments. Identified around US$1 billion of potential LPG scale-up investments in 3 first-mover African countries, around US$1 billion in other priority countries. More than 20 countries have requested GLPGP assistance [2]
    Engaged with governments of 8 countries for policy planning and regulatory reforms, LPG sector investment [2]
    (2018-2021): Scale up the LPG sectors in a minimum 4-5 countries, transition 75-100 million people to LPG (approximately US$ 1-2 billion in aggregate investment). (2022-2024): Expand activities to 5-10 countries (potential US$ 4-5 billion of needed LPG sector investments.) (2025-2030): Transition 1 billion persons from traditional fuels and kerosene to LPG by 2030 [2]
    [1] p. 1, 122 [2]