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Detail of GEF Project #3969

GEF Project ID3969
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameAFLDC: Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the ECOWAS Subregion
Focal AreaPOPs
Strategic ProgramPOPS-1
PIF Approval Date2009-04-29
Approval Date2009-11-12
CEO Endorsement Date2011-04-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2011-07-07
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyInstitutions responsible for environment in the LDCs/ECOWAS member states
DescriptionUNEP: The Objective of the project is to strengthen and build the capacity required in LDCs and SIDS in the ECOWAS sub region to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner, while building upon and contributing to strengthening a country's foundational capacities for the sound management of chemicals. UNIDO: --- The overall objective of this project to strengthen and or build capacity required in the LDCs of the ECOWAS sub-region to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner while building upon and contributing to strengthening country’s foundational capacities for sound management of chemicals and waste in general. The immediate objective is to create an enabling environment in the ECOWAS Sub region by establishing/amending laws, regulations, policies and standards, strengthening institutions for the remediation of contaminated sites, introducing BAT/BEP to industrial processes, managing municipal wastes, health-care wastes, supporting the phasing out of agricultural use of POP pesticides through the promotion of best agricultural practices including the use of Bio-botanical pesticides, promoting locally designed technologies development.
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
8,400,000 USD
Project Cost
16,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
800,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
8,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
11,631,703 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
19,631,703 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
800,000 USD
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