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Detail of GEF Project #319

GEF Project ID319
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Greenhouse Gas Inventory Project
CountryLao PDR
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1995-10-01
CEO Endorsement Date1996-07-29
GEF Agency Approval Date1996-10-22
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyUnited Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS)
DescriptionThis project aims to build capacity in Lao P.D.R. to advance national interests related to climate change. This includes capacity to respond to the UNFCCC, to more actively and effectively pursue energy and natural resource management activities related directly or indirectly to climate change abatement and adaptation, and to take advantage of new opportunities related to the procurement of funding or projects related to climate change. The direct objective of this project is to reduce the rate of growth of greenhouse gas emissions in Lao P.D.R. The project will develop an institutional mechanism to coordinate the activities that are necessary to develop policy options related to climate change and comply with the provisions of the UNFCCC, including the submission of Lao's First National Communication to the UNFCCC.
Implementation StatusThe project activities are nearing completion. The terminal tripartite is being organized, thereafter the final TPR will be held (2nd/3rd quarter 2001). The Project team is currently formulating an "add-on" Phase II EAII proposal with UNDP CO.
GEF Project Grant
313,000 USD
GEF Grant
313,000 USD
Project Cost
313,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
313,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
100,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
413,000 USD
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