BIF Pilot Projects

Copperbelt Energy Corporation

CEC aims to expand its biofuel production by including producers of jatropha, castor and other oil seeds into its supply chain.

Barrick Lumwana Mining

The LCD programme aims to increase the amount of goods and services procured from local mining industry suppliers, as well as training and building in-country capacity.


MEGA aims to bring locally-generated electricity to Malawian communities through micro-hydro power using water from the Lichenya River flowing down Mt Mulanje.


This project provides low income households with affordable and clean cooking fuels through light-weight (LPG) cylinders with an integrated cooking ring.


Building on their existing product solutions that offer off-grid portable lighting, d.Light plans to pilot a new solar product targeting low-income households based on innovative consumer-financing.