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REEEP Portfolio

REEEP operates a portfolio of high potential projects to shift markets. We selectively fund entrepreneurs and ventures that are based on sound business models and have strong potential to stimulate clean energy market growth.

REEEP ups investment in RETScreen with help of UK, Norway

RETScreen Decision Engine brings evidence to those who need it

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership has teamed up with the governments of Norway and the United Kingdom to provide CanmetENERGY, the Canadian clean energy research and technology lab, with a fifth funding round for the RETScreen Clean Energy Project Analysis Software. The grant will go toward a new version of the software, RETScreen Expert, which will improve and expand inputs and analysis, allowing users to identify, assess, optimize and track clean energy investments over the complete project life cycle.

Small farmers in Brazil use sustainable techniques to improve livelihoods and feed their families

Brazilian smallholding farmers see the full value of their products

At first glance, creating livelihoods and strengthening food security while preventing deforestation and fostering sustainable land use may seem irreconcilable goals. Yet Brazilian institute Ecoengenho has managed to do both through its Aroeira project, which empowers smallholding farmers in northeastern Brazil to actively engage in the value chain of their products from harvest to retail. Their product of choice? Pink pepper.

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