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Detail of GEF Project #3942

GEF Project ID3942
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameAFLDC: Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the SADC Subregion
CountryRegional
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaPOPs
Strategic ProgramPOPS-1; POPS-2
PIF Approval Date2009-04-29
Approval Date2009-11-12
CEO Endorsement Date2011-03-16
GEF Agency Approval Date2011-07-07
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyRegional Stockholm and Basel Convention Centers; Regional, Sub-regional and National Centres for Capacity Building Technology Transfer and Cleaner Production
DescriptionUNIDO: The overall objective of the proposed project is to strengthen and /or build capacity required in LDCs of the COMESA Sub-region to implement their NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner while building upon and contributing to strengthening the country’s capacities for sound management of POPs chemicals. The immediate objective is to create an enabling environment to implement the NIPs in the LDCs of the COMESA Sub-region by establishing/amending laws, regulations, policies, standards; strengthening institutions for remediation of contaminated sites; introducing BAT/BEP to industrial processes; managing municipal wastes including e-wastes and health-care wastes; supporting the phasing out of agricultural use of POP pesticides through the promotion of production and use of bio-botanical pesticides; promoting technology transfer; facilitating data and information collection and dissemination; and ensuring continuous improvement and awareness raising of stakeholders on POPs issues. UNEP: The Objective of the project is to strengthen and build the capacity required in LDCs and SIDS in the SADC subregion to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner, while building upon and contributing to strengthening a country's foundational capacities for the sound management of chemicals.
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,900,000 USD
Project Cost
5,900,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
300,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,749,381 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
6,749,381 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
300,000 USD
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