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Detail of GEF Project #1481

GEF Project ID1481
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Algeria
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2001-11-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-02-11
Project StatusIA Approved
Executing AgencyThe Ministry of Land Planning and Environment (MATE)
DescriptionThe objective of this Enabling Activities proposal is to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP) and thereby strengthen national capacity and enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision makers, managers, the industry, and the public at large on POPs. By achieving this objective Algeria will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention on POPs and will be enabled to manage the elimination of POPs. Specifically, the project will:i.Allow Algeria to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;ii.Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention;iii.Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general; andiv.Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject is On-going
GEF Project Grant
494,000 USD
GEF Grant
494,000 USD
Project Cost
494,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
494,000 USD
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