Sustainable Fuelwood Management in Nigeria

Project Summary

Sustainable fuelwood management in Nigeria secures multiple environmental and socio-economic benefits, including reduced GHG emissions from wood fuel consumption, enhanced carbon storage and sequestration, as well as improved rural livelihoods and opportunities for local development

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
Federal Ministry of Environment; Energy Commission of Nigeria; Federal Ministry of Health; Cross River, Delta and Kaduna State Governments; Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,410,000 USD
Co-financing Total
16,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
418,950 USD
Total Cost 20,930,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
10 Mar 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Apr 2014
Concept Approved
01 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Nov 2016
Project closed