Partner banks

Local banks are key private sector actors and play a crucial role in financing the ecological transition and green investments

With SUNREF, local partner banks finance private development projects that are more innovative than those usually financed. AFD identifies what the partner bank spontaneously finances in the countries of operation and what it could finance more on the basis of SUNREF criteria. SUNREF loans are consequently positioned well ahead of market maturity.

Eligibility of local partner banks

Thanks to SUNREF’s technical assistance, experts assist partner banks in: