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The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA), represented by Chief Executive Officer, Jessica Stephens, and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) represented by the Secretary General, Ms Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations.
The German Ambassador to Malawi, Andreas Trimmermann, said the installation of a €45 million solar rooftop system demonstrates how government, international organizations and the private sector can jointly solve energy related challenges.
The loan will support the company’s growing sales of solar home systems. With over 110,000 units sold, Yellow has improved energy access for more than 400,000 people, mitigating 12,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year as they replace kerosene with clean solar lighting and other devices. The company has also created over 800 local jobs.
Government of Malawi says it is inspired by Zimbabwe’s irrigation agriculture transformation model and shares the view that regional food security could be achieved through adopting climate change responsive farming approaches.

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