HCFC Phase-out in Kazakhstan through Promotion of Zero ODS Low GWP Energy Efficient Technologies

Project Summary

To accelerate HCFC phase-out to achieve the 2020 compliance objectives and sustainably reduce the servicing tail. Facilitation of implementation of upgraded national legislation on control of import/export and use of HCFCs, other ODS and ODS alternatives; improvement of Customs training capacity; demonstration of zero-ODS and low-GWP energy efficient technologies in the refrigeration, air conditioning and foam sectors; and completing the upgrading and strengthening of the servicing sector capacity, and PU foam sector support.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy (Department on climate change) of the Government of Kazakhstan
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,586,200 USD
Co-financing Total
36,804,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
435,689 USD
Total Cost 41,510,200.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Mar 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed