The National Strategy for Biofuel Development, Scaling up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)
Passed in 2008
This Strategy examines how renewable energy sources, including solar PV, mini hydro and biofuels, can best be scaled up in the context of Mali, which is notably impact by deforestation and desertification.
A Programme is laid out to foster renewable energies, attain poverty reduction and enhance sustainable development in general. The Programme is designed around 1) technical assistance to improve the policy and regulatory framework, 2) capacity building, 3) public-private partnerships, 4) improved access to energy in rural areas, and 5) reduction of GHG emissions.