Integrated Approach for Zero Emission Project Development in the New Town of Boughzoul

Project Summary

To take the opportunity of the design and construction of the new town of Boughzoul to introduce best practices renewable energy and energy efficiency within an urban framework and promote business development in climate change activities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNEP/DTIE with the Ministère de l’Aménagement du Territoire, de l’Environnement et du Tourisme (MATET)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
162,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,240,000 USD
Co-financing Total
22,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
824,000 USD
Total Cost 30,402,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Mar 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
06 May 2009
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Oct 2010
Project closed
30 Oct 2013