The project goal is to facilitate the development in Senegal of a local production of thermal insulation material based on Typha. It targets the improvement of energy efficiency in both rural and urban building techniques.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
4055
Country
Senegal
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Approval FY
2012
Status
Project Approved
Region
Africa
Executing Agencies
Direction de l’Environnement et des Etablissements Classés (DEEC), Direction nationale de l’Industrie, Direction nationale de l’énergie, ARESA (Agence Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique Appliquée) ; SOCOCIM Industries (Groupe Vicat, Senegal), Ciments d
GEF Period
GEF - 4
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
5,647,884
GEF Project Grant
2,000,000
GEF Agency Fees
200,000

Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Aug 2009
Concept Approved
29 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Sep 2012