Bangladesh's Biogas Program Snapshot [Aug 2017]

Last Modified: Mon Sep 04 2017 17:20:09 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 46,200
    biogas plants have been installed in rural Bangladesh under the country's Biogas Program till Jun 2017. These plants have not only provided gas for cooking purpose but also produced organic fertilizer for the crops and fish pond. [Target: 60,000 biogas plants by 2018].
  • 2006
    Year when IDCOL started implementing the program with support from SNV Netherlands and KfW. Later, the World Bank also joined the program.
  • 45
    Partner Organizations (PO) are implementing the program.
  • 44,300 tons
    of firewood saved every year worth USD 3.7 million.
  • 39,300 tons
    Reduction in chemical fertilizer worth USD 9.3 million due to production of 274,000 tons of organic fertilizer.
  • 1,400 tons
    Reduction in use of kerosene each year.