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Detail of GEF Project #388

GEF Project ID388
UNDP PMIS ID384
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameElectricity, Fuel and Fertilizer from Municipal and Industrial Waste in Tanzania: A Biogas Plant for Africa
CountryTanzania
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Approval Date1993-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-03-17
Project Completion Date1999-12-31
Project Cancellation Date1999-12-31
Project StatusCancelled
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyGovernment of Tanzania
DescriptionProject establishes Africa’s first large-scale biogas plant, converting methane produced by municipal waste into energy. With increased indigenous interest and capacity resulting from project, plant is to operate as independent profit centre capable of reinvesting profits in replication.
Implementation StatusBecause of difficulties with the implementation, all the stakeholders agreed to terminate the project which is now operationally and financially closed. (vg1jul00).
GEF Project Grant
2,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,576,380 USD
Project Cost
4,076,380 USD
Project Documents

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