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Detail of GEF Project #4668

GEF Project ID4668
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDemonstration of Effectiveness of Diversified, Environmentally Sound and Sustainable Interventions, and Strengthening National Capacity for Innovative Implementation of Integrated Vector Management (IVM) for Disease Prevention and Control inthe WHO AFRO Region
CountryRegional
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaPOPs
PIF Approval Date2012-03-27
PPG Approval Date2012-10-12
Approval Date2012-06-07
Project StatusPPG Approved
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing Agencythe World Health Organization – WHO Regional Office for Africa as GEF Executing Agency, in collaboration with the following executing partners: - Relevant National sectoral Ministries in the 15 project countries, - Relevant International and National NGOs in 15 project countries, - University of Pretoria, South Africa, - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, - Wits University NICD, South Africa. - the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria; - United States Agency for International Development (USAID); - the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
DescriptionTo strengthen national capabilities for implementation and scaling up of evidence-based, innovative, diversified and environmentally sound disease vector control interventions (with special emphasis on malaria) with multi-stakeholder participation within context of IVM. Specific project objectives: - Support countries to demonstrate effectiveness of diversified, environmentally safe innovative vector control methods including use of chemicals within the context of IVM; - Promote evidence-based multi-sectoral policy-making for IVM and strengthen multi-sectoral alliance in the promotion & implementation of environmentally sound & effective innovative interventions for diseases vector control; - Strengthen national capabilities for implementation and scaling up of evidence-based, environmentally sound & innovative interventions for disease vector control with special emphasis on malaria; - (sub) Regional collaboration and coordination, dissemination and sharing of country experiences; - Strengthen knowledge and capacity of national & international NGOs & CSOs for promotion and implementation of environmentally sound, effective and innovative interventions for disease vector control with special focus on malaria; - Increase awareness and involvement of communities in the implementation of environmentally sound & effective innovative interventions for diseases vector control.
PPG Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
15,491,700 USD
GEF Grant
15,691,700 USD
Cofinancing Total
118,720,000 USD
Project Cost
134,411,700 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,394,253 USD
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