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Detail of GEF Project #2870

GEF Project ID2870
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameMarket Transformation for Efficient Biomass Stoves for Institutions and Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
PDF-A Approval Date2004-09-17
Approval Date2006-03-08
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-01-24
Project Completion Date2011-03-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyRETAP
DescriptionThis project seeks to remove market barriers to the adoption of sustainable biomass energy practices and technologies by institutions (schools and hospitals) and small businesses (restaurants, hotels) in rural and urban areas of Kenya by: (i) promoting highly efficient improved stoves, and (ii) establishment of woodlots owned and managed by the institutions and private sector.
Implementation StatusAn inception meeting was held with members of the Project Steering committee at the end of October 2006. The National Project Manager and Technical Manager have been recruited. Recruitment of field staff advanced. Procurement of the project vehicles and materials for making the stoves is ongoing. By April, 17,000 trees have been planted (63,000 trees to be planted this rainy season). 29 Schools stoves have been installed (9 in the Rift Valley, 10 in Western and North Rift, 5 Mt Kenya, 1 Nairobi, 2 Coast, 2 Ukambani).
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,646,467 USD
Project Cost
6,646,467 USD
GEF Agency Fees
90,000 USD
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