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Detail of GEF Project #375

GEF Project ID375
UNDP PMIS ID391
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBuilding Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa to Respond to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
CountryRegional
RegionRegional
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1992-12-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1995-01-27
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyUnited Nations Office for Projects Services
DescriptionProject launches a systematic inventory of Africa's greenhouse gas sources and sinks, develops Africa's indigenous capacity to carry out studies and projects, identifies carbon offset projects in energy and forestry sectors, and seeks to procure private sector resources for some of these initiatives. Small set of pre-proposals developed through project will be selected for final documentation in each country where project operates: Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Mali.
Implementation StatusThe project activities are completed. Final workshop held in Accra, Ghana in July 1998 where the results of all the activities were presented and reviewed satisfactorily. Final evaluation mission in October 1998 concluded that project had successfully achieved all objectives. Results were presented at the COP4 meeting in Buenos Aires in November 1998 and were very well received by all participants.
GEF Project Grant
2,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,000,000 USD
Project Cost
2,000,000 USD
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