SPWA-CC: Promotion of the Use of Agrofuels from the Production and Use of Jatropha Oil in Mali

Project Summary

The objective of the program is to develop and promote a sustainable model for the production and use of Jatropha oil at the national level. The project will contribute to reducing the use of diesel and therefore help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport and energy production sectors.It aims at significantly contributing to rural development through the promotion of decentralized Jatropha oil production and through private investments that comply with environmental and social sustainability criteria, in particular to avoid any possible competition between biofuel promotion and food production.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
95,000 USD
Total Cost 5,400,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Jun 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Aug 2009
Concept Approved
03 Aug 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Oct 2011
Project closed
30 Apr 2016