EFSE and BT Mic Join Forces to Provide Local Currency Financing for Romanian MSEs

The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) has provided BT Microfinanțare (BT Mic), part of Banca Transilvania Financial Group, with a second loan in Romanian leu equivalent to EUR 7 million to expand access to local currency finance for micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in the country. BT Mic focuses …

Ukraine: Energy Efficiency in Municipalities

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is currently helping Ukrainian municipalities to train experts and implement energy-efficiency upgrades, for example. These efforts are proving successful: initial measures have already enabled municipalities to cut annual energy consumption by up to ten per cent …