INT/16/K03 -Regional database system promoting programme for small hydropower development in Africa.
Submitter: International Center on Small Hydropower (ICSHP), based in Hangzhou, China.
Subcontractor: Same as above.
Priority area: Energy.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 7 countries (China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi and Zimbabwe).
PGTF input: US$ 33,000.
Other inputs: US$ 160,000.
Approval: 39th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 24 September 2015).
Completion: Final report submitted on 02 January 2019.
Impact:The project supported the creation of a regional database concerning information on available and installed potential of hydropower as a potentially clean and environmentally benign form of renewable energy, policy and barriers of small hydropower and follow-up actions of capacity building in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi and Zimbabwe in collaboration with the International Centre on Small Hydropower (ICSHP) in China.
||Contact person: Prof. Liu Heng, Director-General.
Address: P O Box 202, Hangzhou, 310002 China.
Fax: + 86-571-87023353.
Email: director @ inshp.org