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BSAP Technical Assistance Fund
BSAP Technical Assistance Fund
- helping restore the Baltic Sea
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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About the Fund
• Jointly managed by NIB and
NEFCO
• Grants for primarily technical
assistance to projects that support
the implementation of the
HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan
(BSAP)
• The aim to restore the ecological
status of the Baltic Sea
• Close links to the HELCOM BSAP
and national implementation plans
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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About the fund (2)
• Open for contributions,
Sweden and Finland
participate
• Total contributions 10,5 million
Euro, about 20 % committed
• Supporting public and private
entities as well as other
financing institutions
• Development of potentially
bankable investment projects
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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What can the fund be used for?
• expenditures for project preparation and
development, including feasibility studies,
development of businessplans, and cash-flow
models;
• technical assistance for institutional support, that is,
training and support needed for project preparation,
development and implementation;
• improving efficiency and quality in project
implementation, for example, supporting acquisition
of equipment for demonstration purposes.
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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Potential project areas
• reduce nutrients from municipal and industrial wastewater
plants as well as scattered housing;
• reduce nutrients from agricultural point and diffuse sources;
• promote recycling of nutrients from sewage sludge, manure,
organic waste, harvested biomass in the production of
biogas/energy;
• reduce toxic substances and nutrients from dumpsites and
contaminated land;
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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Potential project areas
• control and reduce the use and emission of toxic substances;
• reduce the emission of nutrients, invasive species and toxic
substances to water and air from shipping and port activities;
• fulfilling of the BSAP, the EU Water Framework Directive, the
EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or any other
international obligations relevant to improving the environment
of the Baltic Sea.
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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Project feasibility
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Economic
Financial
Technical
Institutional
Environmental
All aspects of feasibility have
to be fulfilled and studies are
necessary
- the BSAP Fund can help!
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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Information and application
• Applications by e-mail, together with complete address,
description of the applicant’s organization and a short project
description with cost estimate.
• Contact :
Anders Alm
Senior Manager, BSAP Fund
Nordic Investment Bank
(anders.alm AT nib.int)
NORDIC INVESTMENT BANK
ANDERS ALM, SENIOR MANAGER
16 JULY 2015
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