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Detail of GEF Project #4611

GEF Project ID4611
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameReducing UPOPs and Mercury Releases from the Health Sector in Africa
Focal AreaPOPs
PIF Approval Date2012-04-13
PPG Approval Date2012-07-24
Approval Date2012-06-07
CEO Endorsement Date2014-09-25
Project StatusCEO Endorsed
Executing AgencyWHO, Health Care Whithout Harm Persisent Organic Pollutants
DescriptionThe proposed Africa Regional Healthcare Waste Project seeks to: 1. Implement best environmental practices and non-incineration and mercury-free technologies to help African countries meet their Stockholm Convention obligations and to reduce mercury use in healthcare; 2. Ensure the availability and affordability of non-incineration waste treatment technologies in the region, building on the outcomes of the GEF supported UNDP/WHO/HCWH Global Medical Waste project.
PPG Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,453,195 USD
GEF Grant
6,653,195 USD
Cofinancing Total
25,810,000 USD
Project Cost
32,463,195 USD
GEF Agency Fees
645,320 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
6,453,195 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
28,936,164 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
35,589,359 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
645,320 USD
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