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Detail of GEF Project #2950

GEF Project ID2950
IBRD PO ID521198
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLighting the "Bottom of the Pyramid"
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5; 6
Pipeline Entry Date2006-01-13
Approval Date2006-08-01
CEO Endorsement Date2007-07-30
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-10-10
Project Completion Date2011-05-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyIFC
Executing AgencyIFC
DescriptionThe core objective of the Project is to move - under a commercial and sustainable solution - a significant part of the population with no or unreliable access to electricity away from the polluting fuel-based lighting to the less polluting and higher quality modern lighting sources, thus reducing CO2 emissions, increasing household productivity and fostering economic and social development.
GEF Project Grant
5,400,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,400,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,750,000 USD
Project Cost
12,150,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
486,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,400,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
6,750,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
12,150,000 USD
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