Burkina Faso Biomass Energy NAMA Support

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Burkina Faso


Sector Energy
Focus area Renewable energy (biomass)
Type of action Project
Scope National
Stage Implementation
Submitted to UNFCCC registry No
Start of initiative 2015
Financing and support details
Financing status Seeking financing
Total cost
(no data)
Financing requested EUR 13.5 mln
Financing received to-date
(no data)
Principal source of financing Not known
Principal type of financing Not known
Capacity building required Yes
Technology transfer required Unknown
Additional information
Proponent(s) Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
International funder(s) Under appraisal of NAMA Facility
Organization providing technical support SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Contact Implementing partners: FIE-Environmental Investment Fund; Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD); United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

The main objective of the NAMA Support Project is to make biomass energy a commercially viable, renewable and low emission energy sector.

Activities: (2015 - 2020)
Detailed activities are not available yet

Impact and MRV

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Cumulative GHG reductions: No data available
Mitigative capacity:

The sector accounts for 84 per cent of energy consumption in Burkina Faso. The NAMA Support Project has the potential to achieve 41 per cent of the national emission reduction target.


Social: More stable supply chains and continuous, more affordable energy access. The majority of the target group is women.
Economic: The project aims to channel money from various sources into the sector, such as FIP, Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and private funds.
Environmental: The project also contributes to a healthier and more resilient environment, reducing indoor and outdoor pollution.

MRV Framework:
No MRV plan has been defined