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Detail of GEF Project #3948

GEF Project ID3948
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameReducing the Carbon Footprint of Major Sporting Events, FIFA 2010 and the implementation of the national greening programme in liaison with 2010 FIFA LOC
CountrySouth Africa
Focal AreaClimate Change
Strategic ProgramCC-1
PIF Approval Date2009-08-26
Approval Date2009-12-22
Project Completion Date2012-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyDepartment of Environment and Tourism (DEAT), Central Energy Fund (CEF)
DescriptionProject Objective: The objective of this project is to demonstrate the importance of the role of efficient energy as a sustainable intervention to reduce carbon emissions at major sporting events, through the use of effiecient energy as a key component of the South African National Greening Programme of the FIFA 2010 World Cup. The project aims to popularise these approaches with decision-makers, the general public and international tourists who will be participating at the 2010 FIFA World Cup event in South Africa. This will promote the publics awareness on reducuing there carbon footprint, during major sporting events, through the demonstration of effiecent energy technologies. The goal of this project is to showcase best practice carbon reduction energy efficient projects through the retrofit of street lighting to energy efficient street lighting, thus promoting renewable energy through showcasing its application by demonstration projects using solar energy and drive awareness on climate change and carbon offsetting through messaging in the tourism sector.
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,924,000 USD
Project Cost
2,924,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
8,613,411 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
9,613,411 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
100,000 USD
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