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Detail of GEF Project #4612

GEF Project ID4612
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment and Promotion of Non-POPs alternatives to DDT
CountryIndia
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaPOPs
PIF Approval Date2012-01-26
PPG Approval Date2012-11-30
Approval Date2012-02-29
Project StatusPPG Approved
Executing AgencyMoEF, MHF&W, MoCF, WHO and other relevant national partners
Descriptiono introduce bio- and botanical pesticides and other alternatives to DDT as first step for elimination of dependency on DDT, ensuring food safety, enhancing livelihood and protecting human health and the environment. The project will demonstrate cost-effective, socially acceptable and environmentally sustainable alternatives to DDT and other POP chemical of similar use.
PPG Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
10,300,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
40,000,000 USD
Project Cost
50,300,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,000,000 USD
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