Greening the Tea Industry in East Africa

Project Summary

The objective of the proposed Micro Hydro/ Program is to reduce the electrical energy costs in the tea processing industries in countries covered by the East African Tea Trade Association and meanwhile increasing power supply reliability and reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions through removal of barriers.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
EATTA (East African Tea Trade Association)
GEF Project Manager
Christine Woerlen |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
569,400 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,854,000 USD
Co-financing Total
25,614,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
308,106 USD
Total Cost 29,037,400.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Aug 2005
Concept Approved
02 Aug 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
18 Jun 2007
Project closed
01 Jul 2012