LGGE Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Eastern Africa

Project Summary

To mainstream energy efficiency (EE) measures into housing policies, building codes, and building practices in East Africa and to achieve considerable avoidance of CO2 emissions as a result of improved building practices.

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
UN-HABITAT in association with the National Ministries of Housing in the five partner countries.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,853,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,483,288 USD
GEF Agency Fees
285,300 USD
Total Cost 15,416,288.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
19 May 2009
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
10 May 2011
Project closed