Promoting Organic Waste-to-Energy and other Low-carbon Technologies in Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMMEs): Accelarating Biogas Market Development

Project Summary

Promote market-based adoption of integrated biogas technology in small and medium and micro-scale enterprises (SMMEs) in South Africa

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water and Environmental Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Energy- SANEDI, Ministry of Trade and Industry (DTI), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and National Cleaner Production Center (NCPC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
90,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,222,110 USD
Co-financing Total
41,884,888 USD
GEF Agency Fees
401,100 USD
Total Cost 46,196,998.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Feb 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Apr 2014
Concept Approved
01 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Jan 2016
Project closed