Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) for Uganda

The Biodiversity Investment Fund (BIF) provides attractive loan financing for businesses and that can demonstrate a positive and measurable impact or contribution towards biodiversity in Uganda. The vision of the fund is to promote a diversified and sustainable economy that supports healthy biodiversity.

General Business Criteria

  • Operating business registered in Uganda
  • Existing or viable start-up businesses
  • Other co-investment for the project (e.g. by owners or others)
  • A clear and compelling business/project and financing plan

Biodiversity Impact Criteria

  • Can demonstrate a positive and measurable impact or contribution to biodiversity conservation
  • Operates (or plans to operate) in or near one of the important biodiversity areas

Investment Terms

  • Flexible loan sizes ranging from UGX 450 million to UGX 3.5 billion • Medium to long-term maturity of up to 10 years
  • Attractive interest rates compared to commercial finance. 12%-15% per annum (subject to change)
  • Flexible grace periods reflecting business cycles

Download more information: Biodiversity Fund



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