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Detail of GEF Project #285

GEF Project ID285
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCountry Study on Climate Change
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1995-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date1995-12-15
GEF Agency Approval Date1996-05-07
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Mineral Resources
DescriptionThis project will build capacity to fulfill its commitments to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and help to respond to the objectives of the Convention on a continuing basis. The elements of the project consist of the preparation of the first national communication of Armenia to the CoP in accordance with Article 12 of the UNFCCC; enhancement of general awareness and knowledge among the Government planners on climate change related issues, and subsequent incorporation of such issues into a general development plan; development of an institutional mechanisms/framework to strengthen the dialogue, information exchange and cooperation between Governmental, NGOs, academic, private and grassroots sectors; identification of projects related to climate change and mitigation of greenhouse gases.
Implementation StatusLast project's activities on awareness raising , aiming to present the project outputs and keep the stakeholders active in the field for further support in preparation of Second National Communication have finished and the project has been operationally closed in June 2005.
GEF Project Grant
350,000 USD
GEF Grant
350,000 USD
Project Cost
350,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
350,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
350,000 USD
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