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WB Biomass Energy Initiative for Africa (BEIA)
Launch: 2010 End: N/A
Region: SSA
Geography: N/A
Type: Regional
ICS Only?: Yes
Value/Funding: N/A
Funder Type: Multinational Organization, Foreign Aid
Funders: World Bank, governments of Netherlands, UK, and Germany [2]
  • Funding
  • Description:
    World Bank program to modernize biomass energy sector, supporting nine pilot biomass energy projects in eight SSA countries [1]
    Tanzania: Trained 720 people in charcoal production from agricultural waste; Benin: Promotion of sustainable woodfuel production and market management system for 300,000 hectares of forests; Kenya: Generate employment opportunities for 3,000 individuals per year [2]
    Develop an enabling environment for sustainable biomass energy management in Sub-Saharan Africa [3]
    [1] p. 119 [2] [3]