2006 EPA M2M Grant: Best Practices in Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects - Improving Local Government Financial Performance by Protecting the Environment

Geographical Focus

Specific Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador 
Description of Project
Facilitate best-practice sharing amongst local government officials in Latin America to promote methane recovery and use through landfill gas energy projects that reduce emissions, spur economic development through public-private partnerships, and promote energy security.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, United States
Instrumental Organizations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
CIFAL - Atlanta
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
1. Conduct workshops on Best Practices in LFG energy-Improving Local Government Financial Performance by Protecting the Environment. 2. Formulate best-practices framework/knowledge management for LFG energy projects to build capacity/facilitate action planning. Assess competencies and objectives of local government. 3. Conduct outreach/capacity building amongst local government associations and national representatives on financial and environmental benefits of LFG recovery and use. 
Additional Documentation
2006_CIFAL_Grant_Ecuador (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Jennifer

Last Name: Wilson

Organization Name: CIFAL - Atlanta

Email: jwilson@cifalatlanta.org

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: 175000


Description of In-Kind Support:


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