Increased Energy Access for Productive Use through Small Hydropower Development in Rural Areas

Project Summary

To stimulate the use of small hydropower to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and trigger productive use for income generation, in alignment with strategic and policy priorities of the Government of Madagascar

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy (ME); Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF); Rural Electrification Development Agency (ADER)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
85,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,855,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,305,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
271,225 USD
Total Cost 17,245,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Feb 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
26 May 2015
Project closed