Submitter: International Center on Small Hydropower (ICSHP), based in Hangzhou, China.
Subcontractor: same as above.
Priority area: Energy.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 5 countries (China, Colombia, India, Sri Lanka and Uruguay).
PGTF input: US$ 33,000.
Other inputs: US$ 90,000.
Duration: Twelve (12) months.
Approval: 36th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 28 September 2012).
Completion: Final report submitted in August 2014.
Impact: Reconnaissance, site selection, feasibility studies and design reports for the upgrade of old or abandoned hydro facilities to demonstrate and promote their use for projects with functions of power generation, water supply and agricultural irrigation in rural areas in developing countries particularly in Asia and South America. Two regional seminars were convened in Uruguay and Turkey for publicizing and promoting the project, demonstrating projects in target countries, providing technical support as well as equipment back-ups. In the long run, the project seeks to develop ongoing strategies for replication in developing countries worldwide.
||Prof. Liu Heng, Director-General, ICSHP
Address: PO Box 202, Hangzhou, 310002, China
Email: director @ inshp.org