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Detail of GEF Project #1080

GEF Project ID1080
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Water and Ecosystems Management Project
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program12
Pipeline Entry Date2001-05-02
PDF-B Approval Date2001-10-10
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2004-02-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-03-25
Project Completion Date2009-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Territorial Adjustment and Tourism of Albania
DescriptionThe main objective of the project is to assist the Government of Albania in improving the management of uncontrolled wastewater discharging into international waters which is threatening the global significant ecosystems along the coastline of Albania. The project will contribute to increase global environmental benefits by: (i) reducing sewage pollution loads generated by urban settlement areas of the three coastal cities Durres, Lezha and Saranda and (ii) promoting and improving the management of the tidal Kune-Vain marshland (near Lezha).
Implementation StatusPDF-B Preparation grant Completion Report was delivered. The project is under implementation and is progressing well based on the Bank's last supervision mission.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,870,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,220,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
7,360,000 USD
Project Cost
12,580,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
508,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,870,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
15,130,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
20,350,000 USD
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