Pilot Production and Commercial Dissemination of Solar Cookers

Project Summary

The main objective of the project is to remove barriers that currently hamper the local manufacturing, retailing and provision of after sales services for different solar cookers;Remove awareness and information barriers existing with end-users in the target areas as well as with other stakeholders involved in the further development of solar cooking and baking

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Minerals and Energy
GEF Project Manager
Eric Martinot |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,850,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 3,650,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 May 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Aug 2001
Project closed