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Detail of GEF Project #2667

GEF Project ID2667
UNDP PMIS ID739
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCommunity Micro Hydro for Sustainable Livelihood
CountryBhutan
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
PDF-A Approval Date1997-12-01
Approval Date2005-05-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-08-12
Project Completion Date2009-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyDepartment of Energy (DoE)
DescriptionThe project’s objective is socio-economic development of Sengor community through provision of electricity for domestic purposes, and utilization of energy for community based rural enterprises leading to enhanced livelihoods and poverty alleviation.
Implementation Status• National Consultant recruited for the Community Collateral fund guidelines and rural co-operatives enterprises. • A temporary Sengor Micro Hydropower Management Committee (SMHMC) has been formed with representatives from Dept of Energy and the community • Billing cycle of the households has been started since June 1, 2007 after a grace period of one month.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
520,000 USD
GEF Grant
545,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
545,000 USD
Project Cost
1,090,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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