Promotion of Non-fired Brick (NFB) Production and Utilization

Project Summary

Reduce the annual growth rate of GHG emissions by displacing the use of fossil fuels and the usage of good quality soil for brick making through the increased production, sale and utilization of non-fired bricks (NFBs) in Viet Nam

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 Science and Technology (MOST)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
95,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
36,080,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
280,000 USD
Total Cost 38,975,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Jan 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
16 Apr 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Mar 2014
Project closed