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Detail of GEF Project #4998

GEF Project ID4998
UNDP PMIS ID5084
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnvironmental Sound Life-Cycle Management of Mercury Containing Products and their Wastes
CountryUruguay
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaPOPs
PIF Approval Date2012-06-14
PPG Approval Date2012-07-16
Approval Date2013-09-10
Project StatusCEO Approved
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyNational Environment Directorate (DINAMA)
DescriptionProtect human health and the environment from Mercury releases originating from the intentional use of mercury in products and the unsound management and disposal of such products, by i) Strengthening the regulatory and policy framework for the sound LCM of mercury containing products and their wastes; ii) Phasing-out and phasing-down mercury containing devices and products by introducing mercury-free alternatives or products with a lower Mercury content, iii) Improving national capacity (technical, financial, private sector) to make LCM of Mercury containing products technically and economically feasible.
PPG Amount
35,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
700,000 USD
GEF Grant
735,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,595,700 USD
Project Cost
3,330,700 USD
GEF Agency Fees
70,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
1,237,800 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
2,947,760 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
4,220,560 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
117,591 USD
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