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Detail of GEF Project #4213

GEF Project ID4213
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSustainable Use of Biogas from Agro Industrial and Solid Waste Applications
CountryArgentina
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Strategic ProgramCC-3; CC-4
PIF Approval Date2010-05-05
Approval Date2010-06-08
Project Cancellation Date2013-11-22
Project StatusCancelled
GEF AgencyIADB
Executing AgencySecretary of Agriculture (INTA) Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Science and Technology
DescriptionThe general objective of this project is to promote GHG emissions reduction by generation and efficient use of biogas from livestock manure, agro-industrial residual biomass and mitigation of soil and water pollution. Several biogas uses will be explored such as electric power generation, combined heat applications and substitute for fuel for transportation. The specific objective is to promote i) power generation and sell power to connection to public electricity grid; (ii) CHP applications and other non electric uses of energy, and (iii) production of purified and compressed biogas as a substitute for natural gas for vehicles. All this applications will contribute to achieve a low-carbon agro-industrial sector and contribute to reduce GHG emissions from the agro processing sector in Argentina.
GEF Project Grant
2,909,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,909,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
21,200,000 USD
Project Cost
24,109,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
290,909 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
2,909,090 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
21,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
290,909 USD
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