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Detail of GEF Project #1622

GEF Project ID1622
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the Republic of Bolivia
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2002-02-22
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-07-05
Project Completion Date2006-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyVENRFD - Ministry of Sustainable Development
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 the Republic of Bolivia will be prepared and enabled to meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Specifically, the project will:i.Allow the Republic of Bolivia 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;iv.Maximize government commitment and facilitate ratification of the Stockholm Convention.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
479,430 USD
GEF Grant
479,430 USD
Project Cost
479,430 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
479,430 USD
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