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Detail of GEF Project #1472

GEF Project ID1472
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBest Environmental Practice in the Hosting of the World Summit on Sustainable Development
CountrySouth Africa
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational ProgramSTRM
Approval Date2002-02-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-03-04
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyGauteng Province Department of Agriculture, Conservation, Environment and Land Affairs
DescriptionThe objective of the project is to derive global benefits from ensuring that the organization and management of the WSSD is planned and undertaken in such a way that it demonstrates best environmental practices, and makes a significant contribution to enabling sustainable development and national benefits in South Africa.
Implementation StatusThe project is operationally complete. A Greening handbook has been published, providing a primer for efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of major conferences and similar events around the world. A lessons learned review has been undertaken.
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,727,500 USD
Project Cost
3,727,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,727,500 USD
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