Promoting Production and Utilization of Biomethane from Agro-Waste in South-Eastern Botswana

Project Summary

To facilitate low-carbon investments and public-private partnerships in the production and utilisation of biogas from agro-waste in the districts of South-Eastern Botswana.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Local Government and RuralDevelopment (MLG), Department ofWaste Management and Pollution Control(DWMPC), Selected District Councils(Gaborone City Council, South EastDistrict Council, Lobatse Town Council,Kweneng District Council, KgatlengDistrict Council), Biosys Botswana PtyLtd, Botswana Development Corporation,Botswana Meat Corporation
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,632,300 USD
Co-financing Total
16,684,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
250,069 USD
Total Cost 19,416,300.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Oct 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2014
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Jun 2016
Project closed