Promoting Sustainable Bio-energy Production from Biomass

Project Summary

Removal of barriers to sustainable production and utilization of biomass resources in Timor-Leste and application of biomass energy technologies to support local economic, environmental and social development that leads to GHG mitigation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Timor Leste
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
State Secretariat for Energy Policy; Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries; and, Ministry of Economy and Development.
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
55,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,743,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,650,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
174,300 USD
Total Cost 8,448,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Sep 2010
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Mar 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Jun 2014
Project closed