China: Eco-Farming Project

December 2, 2008

IBRD Loan:  US$120 million

TERMS: Maturity = 20 years; Grace = 5 years


Project Description: The project will support the government’s efforts to deliver direct environmental and economic benefits from the integration of biogas in farming and cooking in rural households. In addition, the project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through methane combustion and reduced burning of coal and firewood in the project areas.  There are three components to the project: (a) integrated eco-farming systems; (b) local technical extension and biogas service system; and (c) project management, monitoring and evaluation.

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Mohamad Al-Arief
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