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Detail of GEF Project #1510

GEF Project ID1510
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the United Republic of Tanzania.
CountryTanzania
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2001-11-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-02-04
Project Completion Date2007-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyDivision of Environment of the Vice President Office
DescriptionThe objective of this enabling activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and to enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision makers, managers, the industry, NGOs, and the public at large on POPs to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP). By achieving this objective the United Republic of Tanzania will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow the United Republic of Tanzania to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in the United Republic of Tanzania;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)Maximise government commitment and facilitate the ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject Completed.
GEF Project Grant
498,000 USD
GEF Grant
498,000 USD
Project Cost
498,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
498,000 USD
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