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Detail of GEF Project #1992

GEF Project ID1992
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameInitial assistance to enable Nicaragua to fulfil its obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2003-08-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-12-12
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA)
DescriptionThe objective is to build Nicaragua’s own sustained capacity to fulfil its obligations in the context of the Stockholm Convention, including the preparation of a National Implementation Plan for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that will more widely cover aspects important to the safety and management of chemicals, as called for in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The Implementation Plan describes how Nicaragua will fulfil its obligations under the Convention to eliminate POP sources and manage POPs contaminated sites in an environmentally sound manner.
GEF Project Grant
453,850 USD
GEF Grant
453,850 USD
Cofinancing Total
35,000 USD
Project Cost
488,850 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
500,000 USD
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