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Detail of GEF Project #1351

GEF Project ID1351
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDBSB Reduction of Nutrient Discharges - under WB-GEF Strategic Partnership for Nutrient Reduction in the Danube River and Black Sea
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program8
Pipeline Entry Date2001-08-01
PDF-B Approval Date2002-08-22
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2006-03-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-04-18
Project Completion Date2011-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMuncipalities of Budapest and Dunaujvaros and the DDNPD
DescriptionThe main objective of the project is to decrease nutrients discharges into the Danube River and loads to the Black Sea, by improving the reduction of nutrients in effluent from wastewater treatment plants at Budapest and Dunaújváros and increasing the nutrient retention capacity at the Danube-Dráva National Park’s Gemenc and Béda-Karapancsa Region. The Project will complement the Government of Hungary in its efforts to reduce transboundary pollution in the Danube, and will lead also to necessary policy, institutional and legal reforms related to regional nutrient reduction and improved water quality management.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
12,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
12,850,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
19,500,000 USD
Project Cost
32,350,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
12,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
19,470,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
32,320,000 USD
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