The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) is a multi-donor programme that supports the development of markets for renewable energy in Africa. It was launched by more than 35 African and European Ministers under the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP). By catalysing the development of African renewable energy markets, the RECP contributes to:
Promoting access to energy supporting sustainable economic growth and poverty eradication, within a sustainable development path.
Developing value chains providing employment opportunities for men and women and business opportunities for African and European businesses.
Enhancing energy security and mitigating the impacts of volatile fossil fuel prices.
Climate change mitigation by substituting fossil fuels, and to climate change adaptation by enhanced energy value chain and energy system resilience.