Asia Least-Cost Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategy (ALGAS)

Project Summary

The project's development objective is to limit the growth of GHG emissions from Asia and to build a substantial pool of expertise in the region for addressing issues of global climate change. Expertise will be developed in areas such as estimation and measurement of GHGs, identification of technologies and initiatives for reducing GHGs, and economic and social analyses for identifying cost-effective mitigation options, GHG abatement initiatives and develop/implement least cost abatement strategies.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
385
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank and UNOPS
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 13,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Dec 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 Aug 1997