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International Partnerships

Key facts

Implementing Partner:


Guarantee volume:

Up to €100 million


Capital markets, local businesses and sustainable finance

Geographical focus:

Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Mediterranean

Types of investments:

3-15 year local currency loans to the African Local Currency Bond Fund (“ALCBF”).


How can private investors get involved?

If you are an investor looking to invest in local currencies in Sub-Saharan African and Southern Mediterranean countries, we recommend getting in touch with KfW.

Contact: Michael [dot] Schusteratkfw [dot] de (Michael[dot]Schuster[at]kfw[dot]de)

About KfW

On behalf of the German Federal Government, KfW works closely with the institutions of the EU and its Member States. To this end, KfW supports the Team Europe approach and works in close cooperation with the European Commission, as well as with other multilateral or bilateral actors in European development finance.

KfW website

Press release: Global Gateway Forum: Commission and KfW sign guarantee agreement to enhance local currency financing in Africa