Enabling the development of capacities

German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMU) – With its International Climate Initiative, BMU promotes climate protection projects in developing, newly industrializing and transition countries. The support measures comprise the creation of climate-friendly economies in the partner countries, developing measures for adaption to climate change and the conservation and sustainable use of natural carbon sinks such as forests and wetlands.

Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG (OeEB) – OeEB, the official Development Bank of Austria, acts on behalf of the Austrian Federal Government. It is specialised in realising private-sector projects that require long-term financing and that can service their borrowings out of their own cash flow and have a sustainable impact on the regional economic development. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG (OeKB), the Export Credit Agency of Austria, it is a private financial entity with a public mandate.