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Direct Access Entities (DAEs) are accredited entities that are expected to mobilise and manage GCF finance in a country. The primary roles of DAEs are to:

  • Develop and submit funding proposals for projects and programmes
  • Oversee project and programme management and implementation
  • Deploy a range of financial instruments (grants, concessional loans, equity and guarantees)
  • Mobilise private sector capital

Till date, two institutions in Bangladesh have been accredited as DAEs. The DAEs are:

Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)


Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), GoB Bangladesh Bank Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Department of Environment, GoB

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