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Detail of GEF Project #280

GEF Project ID280
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameReduction of Methane Emissions and Utilization of Municipal Waste for Energy in Amman
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Approval Date1996-04-01
CEO Endorsement Date1997-07-17
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-08-31
Project Completion Date2007-03-27
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyGovernment of Jordan, through the Ministry of Planning
DescriptionThe project addresses a number of barriers that hinder the local utilization of MSW for methane (CH4) production and extraction to be used as a fuel for the generation of electric power.
Implementation StatusSecond APR meeting held (covering period 1/1/99 to 31/1/00). TPR meeting held on 24 July 2000.
PRIF Amount
236,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,736,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,820,000 USD
Project Cost
5,556,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
2,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,819,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
5,555,000 USD
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