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Detail of GEF Project #4569

GEF Project ID4569
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameImprove the Health and Environment of Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Communities by Reducing Mercury Emissions and Promoting Sound Chemical Management
Focal AreaPOPs
Approval Date2011-08-16
GEF Agency Approval Date2011-12-14
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyBlacksmith Institute
DescriptionReduce the impacts of mercury on human health and the environment of artisanal gold mining communities in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal by promoting sound chemical management and strengthening local and national capacity to effectively reduce mercury use, emissions and exposure. This will also contribute to reducing global use and emissions from the ASGM sector, currently the world’s largest demand for mercury
GEF Project Grant
990,000 USD
GEF Grant
990,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,450,000 USD
Project Cost
3,440,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
99,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
990,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
2,450,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
3,440,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
99,000 USD
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