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Energy Sector Reform Project

Project Summary

The overall objective of the Energy Sector Reform and Development Project is to help the Government enhance the efficiency of the energy sector, increase access of rural areas to modern sources of energy, and improve the management of natural forest resources. The project seeks to foster private sector development and competition in the energy sector, and empower local communities. Within this context, the global environmental objective of the project is to reduce national carbon emissions by creating an enabling framework for energy conservation and renewable energy.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Burkina Faso
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Mines, Quarries, and Energy
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
90,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,300,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
870,000 USD
Total Cost 15,590,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
12 Mar 2007