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Detail of GEF Project #268

GEF Project ID268
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling ActivitIes for the Implementation of the UNFCCC
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1997-03-18
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-11-28
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencySwaziland Meterological Services
DescriptionThe project will enable Swaziland to prepare its first National Communication to the Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The components of the project consist of: (a) an inventory of greenhouse gases following the guidelines adopted by the CoP; (b) an assessment of potential impacts of climate change in Swaziland; (c) an analysis of potential measures to abate the increase in greenhouse gas emissions in Swaziland and to adapt to climate change; (d) preparation of a national action plan to address climate change and its adverse impacts; and (e) preparation of the first National Communication of Swaziland to the CoP. Beside the preparation of the National Communication, the project is expected to enhance general awareness and knowledge on climate change related issues in Swaziland.
Implementation StatusA Climate Change Information Kit for a Non-scientific Audience has since been produced as part of the awareness-raising activities for this project. This project will be closed by the end of 2005. The SNC proposal is under development.
GEF Project Grant
303,850 USD
GEF Grant
303,850 USD
Project Cost
303,850 USD
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