Preparing the Energy Sector Dialogue and SAARC Energy Centre Capacity Development

This technical assistance will identify appropriate energy development and trading opportunities to meet growing energy demand in SAARC member countries. It will assess the potential and impact of energy trade among the member countries, develop the capacity of SAARC Energy Center, and provide technical and logistical support. This will optimize energy supply and demand in the region, promote better dialogue and cooperation, and create mutually beneficial investment options.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

14 Dec 2006

Technical Assistance

Regional

Energy

Closed

$1 million

KEY OUTPUTS

SAARC Regional Energy Trade Study (SRETS), workshops, study tours, and seminars conducted

Capacity of SAARC Energy Center developed

Knowledge-sharing networks created

FINANCING

$1 million (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)