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Detail of GEF Project #1968

GEF Project ID1968
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameInitial assistance to Sudan to meet its obligations under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2003-01-08
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-07-03
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyHigher Council for Environment and Natural Resources
DescriptionThe objective of this Enabling Activity (EA) is to create sustainable capacity and ownership in Sudan to meet the country’s obligations under the Stockholm Convention, including preparation of a POPs National Implementation Plan (NIP). The NIP will describe how Sudan will meet its obligations under the Convention to phase-out POPs sources and manage POPs-contaminated sites in an environmentally sound manner. By facilitating dialogue, information exchange and co-operation between relevant stakeholders - including the governmental, non-governmental, academic and private sectors - the EA will ensure that POPs are better taken into account in planning and strategy formulation for different economic and technical sectors.
GEF Project Grant
500,000 USD
GEF Grant
500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
100,000 USD
Project Cost
600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
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