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Detail of GEF Project #1311

GEF Project ID1311
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NamePilot Production and Commercial Dissemination of Solar Cookers
CountrySouth Africa
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Approval Date2001-08-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-06-24
Project Completion Date2006-09-01
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyDepartment of Minerals and Energy
DescriptionThe main objective of the project is to remove barriers that currently hamper the local manufacturing, retailing and provision of after sales services for different solar cookers; Remove awareness and information barriers existing with end-users in the target areas as well as with other stakeholders involved in the further development of solar cooking and baking
Implementation StatusProject has been completed and is being closed operationally. Terminal report and evaluation have been completed indicating that the market barriers in South Africa for solar cookers present insurmountable barriers to the commercial production and marketing of solar cookers in South Africa.
GEF Project Grant
800,000 USD
GEF Grant
800,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,850,000 USD
Project Cost
3,650,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
800,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,850,000 USD
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