During 2019, the ISA secretariat has concluded country missions to eight countries: Benin, DR Congo, Guinea, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Togo, and Uganda to strengthen the ‘buy-in’ for ISA’s programmes and to understand the ground level challenges and issues. Extensive stakeholder consultations were held with nodal agencies, line ministries, research organisations, international development organisations and funding agencies. The solar water pumping programme of ISA received an enthusiastic response from all stakeholders
The International Solar Alliance has made notable progress in the year 2019. Among 121 Prospective ISA Member Countries, 81 Countries have signed of which, 59 have ratified the ISA Framework Agreement. The ISA has now fully operationalized its governance structure to shape the strategic direction of the organization and is actively supporting its member nations on policy, regulatory and technical issues, project preparation, and mobilization of funds for solar energy projects.