Results of PGTF - Project INT/15/K04

INT/15/K04 - Overcoming existing barriers to small hydropower development in Southern and Eastern African countries

Submitter: International Center for Small Hydropower (ICSHP), based in Hangzhou, China.
Subcontractor:  Same as above.
Priority area: Energy.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 5 countries (China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Zambia).
PGTF input: US$ 35,000.
Other inputs: US$ 80,00.
Number: INT/15/K04.
Duration: 2016-2017.
Approval: 38th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 26 September 2014).
Completion: Final report submitted on 11 August 2017.
Impact:  Workshops were organized in selected participating countries to provide training and expertise on small hydropower (SHP) plant development, maintenance and planning by experts, including on-site tours of SHP plants, equipment manufacturers, and hydropower development enterprises and meetings with representatives of equipment manufacturers and design institutes in China.

Contact:   International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) Contact person: Prof. Liu Heng, Director-General Nanshan Road 136, 310002
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China
Tel. +86-571-87132796
Fax +86-571-87023353
Email: director @

Final Report:

    • INT-15-K04-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 1513KB]

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