SPWA-CC: Promotion of Jatropha Curcas as a Sustainable Source of Agrofuel in Burkina-Faso

Project Summary

Develop the potential of Greenhouse Gas reduction through the promotion of Jatropha oil as a substitute to Diesel in Burkina-Faso. The project will facilitate the removal of barriers to the sustainable production and utilization of Jatropha oil as agrofuel in Burkina Faso

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Burkina Faso
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of environment, SP/CONEDD (Permanent secretary of National council on environment and sustainable development)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,313,636 USD
Co-financing Total
15,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
131,363 USD
Total Cost 16,363,636.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Aug 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Jan 2010
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Jan 2013
Project closed