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Detail of GEF Project #2329

GEF Project ID2329
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameGlobal Programme to Demonstrate the Viability and Removal of Barriers that Impede Adoption and Successful Implementation of Available, Non-Combustion Technologies for Destroying Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
CountryPhilippines
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Strategic ProgramPOPS-1; POPS-2; POPS-3
Approval Date2004-05-21
CEO Endorsement Date2007-10-15
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-12-21
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyDept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
DescriptionThis is the second phase of the global programme to demonstrate and promote alternative non-combustion technologies for use in the destruction of obsolete Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) stockpiles. The Program will successfully use such technologies to destroy significant obsolete POPs stockpiles in countries with developing economies and economies in transition, and it will thereby help remove barriers to the further adoption and effective implementation of available non-combustion technologies and meet the Stockholm Convention requirement to ensure the use of Best Available Techniques (BAT) and ensure Best Environmental Practices (BEP). This second installment is characterised by a developing-country setting with no direct competition from incineration (export to Europe is the baseline option), and a strong country commitment to the sound management and disposal of PCBs.
Implementation StatusProject on-going
GEF Project Grant
4,565,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,565,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
7,762,380 USD
Project Cost
12,327,380 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,108,500 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
7,662,380 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
11,770,880 USD
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