TT-Pilot (GEF-4): Overcoming Policy, Market and Technological Barriers to Support Technological Innovation and South-South Technology Transfer: The Pilot Case of Ethanol Production from Cassava

Project Summary

Removing barriers to promote technology transfer in the production of ethanol and to enhance South-South cooperation in technology transfer

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
Ministry of Nature Protection, Ministry of Agriculture
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,600,000 USD
Co-financing Total
31,623,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
260,000 USD
Total Cost 34,323,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Aug 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Oct 2009
Concept Approved
30 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Mar 2012
Project closed