UNIDO Biogas Project Fact Sheet

Coordinator:  Mr. Edward Awafo

Client:  United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Client Contact Person: Mr Dmitri Piskounov



Project Partners

  1. ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
  2. Ministry of Trade and Industry
  3. Ministry of Energy
  4. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Name of the Project/Activity: Supporting green industrial development in Ghana: Biogas technology and business for sustainable growth

Value of contract: € 1,280,000

Years of project duration; 3 years (project starts on December 2012)

Short project description:

This project seeks to promote the transfer of biogas technology between Korea and Ghana through the following interlinked interventions:

a)      Piloting of an industrial-scale biogas plant, and business and enterprise development support for  biogas companies

b)      Conducting targeted research on industrial-scale biogas technologies

c)      Awareness raising and policy recommnedations