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Detail of GEF Project #3474

GEF Project ID3474
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameYemen Geothermal Development Project
CountryYemen
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Strategic ProgramCC-3
Approval Date2008-06-23
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Water and Environment in cooperation with the Geological Survey and Mineral Resources Board
DescriptionThe overall aim of this project is to accelerate the exploration and the development of geothermal power use in Yemen through the identification of high enthalpy reservoirs in order to increase access to energy services as well as to mitigate the country's dependence on fossil fuel sources and decrease CO2 emissions. The project will address these barriers through a combination of technical assistance, geological investigation and capacity building.
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,100,000 USD
Project Cost
2,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
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