Detail of GEF Project #1226

GEF Project ID1226
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameProgramme for Phasing Out Ozone Depleting Substances
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaOzone Depleting Substances
Operational ProgramSTRM
Pipeline Entry Date2000-07-27
PDF-B Approval Date2000-08-18
Approval Date2002-10-15
CEO Endorsement Date2004-10-18
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-03-29
Project Completion Date2009-03-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Nature Protection
DescriptionThe project will assist Armenia in meeting its phase-out obligations under the Montreal Protocol within a realistic time frame and ensure availability of technical assistance to expedite the implementation of the country programme. The project targets priority ODS phase-out activities in the refrigeration and aerosol sectors and proposes technical assistance at the institutional and enterprise levels to facilitate implementation of the country programme. The project is formulated as a framework project comprising one of Recovery and Recycling of Refrigerants, Elimination of CFC11 and CFC-12 from a Commercial Manufacturing Facility and the Elimination of CFC-11/12 from an Aerosol Manufacturing Facility sub-projects. Four technical assistance and training components are also included. Oct 2004. CEO endorsement. The project document is composed of 5 UNDP sub-projects (Recovery & Recycling; Monitoring the RMP; Awareness & Incentives; Commercial refrigeration phase-out; Aerosol manufacture phase-out) and 1 UNEP sub-project (Institutional strengthening + Customs training).
Implementation StatusSince FY06, the country has completed passage of its ODS legislation, Phase I Customs and Refrigeration training, and much of its Phase II training. They have also carried out extensive awareness raising, with the development of nationally-adapted information tools.
PDF B Amount
159,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,927,772 USD
GEF Grant
2,086,772 USD
Project Cost
2,086,772 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,927,772 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
42,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
2,128,772 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
146,000 USD
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