Galesti, a climate friendly commune
Galesti, a climate friendly commune
The overall objective of the project is to prevent climate change by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through: energy efficiency improvement measures, the use of renewable energy sources at the level of the local community of Galesti commune and informing the local population and the population of Niraj micro-region (approx 30,000 people) regarding these measures.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Focus Eco Center
Country:
Romania
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 44,990.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 23,930.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 25,840.00
Project Number:
ROM/SGP/OP5/CORE/CC/11/09
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Replication of project activities
After the information session delivered by Focus Eco Center to the mayors from neighboring communes, the mayors decided to form an association "Valea Nirajului". This association developed a strategy on using energy efficient bulbs for public lighting in the area, using the SGP model. This strategy is currently under implementation in three more communes.
Project sustainability
The City Hall pf Galesti commune will secure the maintenance of the public lighting system, the community members will continue using the solar dryers and the biogas station will be functional for next 30 years, with adequate maintenance.The NGO (Focus Eco Center) will continue to support to the local community in multiplying the knowledge and experience gained within SGP and will also promote the valorisation of the local products. project.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 4
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in climate change focal area 1
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 1
Empowerment
Number and type of support linkages established with local governments/authorities 1
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 800
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 2900

Grantee Contact

Mr Zoltan Hajdu
Phone: +4 0744 774897
Email: zhajdu@rdslink.ro
 

Address

Str. Crinului Nr. 22
Targu Mures , Europe and the CIS , 540343
 

Website

http://www.focuseco.ro

SGP Country office contact

Mrs. Tania Mihu
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:
Ms. Andreea Ihos
Phone:
+4 021 201 7827
Fax:
+4 021 201 7828
Email:

Address

UN House, 48A Primaverii Blvd., sector 1
Bucharest