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Detail of GEF Project #1798

GEF Project ID1798
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
CountryBurundi
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-11-20
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-02-19
Project Completion Date2007-10-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyThe National Institute for Environment and Nature Conservation (INECN)
DescriptionThe objective of this Enabling Activities proposal is to build and strengthen national capacities and to enhance knowledge of decision makers, industrialists, NGOs and the general population on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). This will lead to the preparation of a National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the Stockholm Convention on (POPs), and endorsement by all stakeholders in Burundi, in order to enable Burundi to manage the reduction and elimination of POPs and fulfil its reporting and other obligations under the Stockholm Convention. Specifically, the project will: i. Allow Burundi to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention; ii. Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Burundi; iii. Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general; iv. Maximize government commitment and facilitate the ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject Completed.
GEF Project Grant
401,100 USD
GEF Grant
401,100 USD
Project Cost
401,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
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