Electricity, Fuel and Fertilizer from Municipal and Industrial Waste in Tanzania: A Biogas Plant for Africa

Project Summary

Project establishes Africa’s first large-scale biogas plant, converting methane produced by municipal waste into energy. With increased indigenous interest and capacity resulting from project, plant is to operate as independent profit centre capable of reinvesting profits in replication.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
388
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Cancelled
Country
Tanzania
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Government of Tanzania
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1993

Project Documents

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,576,375 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 4,076,375.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
31 Dec 1999