African Climate Technology Centre

African Climate Technology Centre

Our Projects

The Centre supports sub-Saharan African countries to deploy low-carbon and climate resilient technologies. See our projects:



Women filling water containers

ACTC-funded Research Projects now complete

Nine research projects funded by the ACTC have been successfully completed and have generated unique insights of the factors affecting the adoption of low-carbon technologies in Africa.


Solar panels in Mauritania

Solar Energy for Water in rural and peri-urban areas

The ACTC provides Technical Assistance to the Government of Mauritania, Ministry of Water and Sanitation, to design a strategy to use solar energy for providing safe drinking water to rural and peri-rural populations.


Electric power station in Ghana

Energy Efficiency in buildings

The ACTC provides support to the Energy Commission of Ghana to improve Energy Efficiency in public and commercial buildings. The Project encompasses both research and development.


SE4All Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus

SEforALL Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus

The ACTC provided technical assistance to the Government of Angola, Ministry of Energy and Water to develop Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus validated on August 26, 2016 in Luanda.  

Our Activities

The African Climate Technology Centre (ACTC) supports sub-Saharan African (SSA) member countries in scaling-up the deployment of low-carbon and climate resilient technologies for climate change Mitigation and Adaptation by:

  1. Enhancing networking and knowledge dissemination with respect to climate technology transfer and financing;
  2. Enabling the scaling-up of technology transfer through policy, institutional and organizational reforms of the country and regional enabling environments; and
  3. Integrating climate change technologies into investment programs and projects.  

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About us

The ACTC is a GEF Project executed by the AfDB with the objective of supporting SSA member countries in scaling-up the deployment of low-carbon and climate resilient technologies for climate change Adaptation and Mitigation.

The Project aims at reinforcing the transfer of technologies, knowledge and capacity to increase the investments in climate change technologies in the water and energy sector, respectively for adaptation and mitigation.

The Project makes use of external consulting services and the AfDB's staff and resources to provide Technical Assistance, Knowledge products and Networking activities. 

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