Promoting Sustainable Energy Production and Use from Biomass in Pakistan

Project Summary

Promote market based adoption of modern biomass energy conversion technologies for process heat and electricity generation in Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and rural areas in Pakistan.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Alternate Energy Development Board (AEDB) and Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority, Government of Pakistan
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
70,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,820,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,340,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
182,000 USD
Total Cost 7,230,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Mar 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Sep 2009
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Apr 2012
Project closed
30 Oct 2016