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Detail of GEF Project #2323

GEF Project ID2323
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameInitial Assistance to Enable Honduras to Fulfill Its Obligations Under the Stockholm Convention
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaPOPs
Operational Program14
Approval Date2004-03-22
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-03-09
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyNatural Resources and Environment Ministry
DescriptionThe objective of the project is to identify means to support Honduras’ own sustained capacity to fulfill its obligations in the context of the Stockholm Convention, including the preparation of a National Implementation Plan focused on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), that will more widely cover aspects important to the safe and environmentally sound management of chemicals and wastes, as called for in Chapters 19 and 20 of Agenda 21. The National Implementation Plan will describe how Honduras will fulfill its obligations under the Convention to eliminate POP sources (unintentional byproducts, as well as stocks of pesticides and PCBs) and carry out environmentally sound management of contaminated sites that pose high risks for health and the environment, with a regional perspective.
GEF Project Grant
450,000 USD
GEF Grant
450,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
205,000 USD
Project Cost
655,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
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