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Detail of GEF Project #59

GEF Project ID59
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameShip-Generated Waste Management
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program10
Approval Date1992-12-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1995-05-04
Project Completion Date2003-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyOrg. of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS); Govts. of Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent & Grenadines
DescriptionProject will assist OECS governments in reducing pollution of international and territorial waters caused by the discharge of ship-generated solid wastes by supporting appropriate actions aimed at improving collection, treatment and disposal of these wastes. Project includes national components consisting of the establishment of port-waste reception facilities and incremental expansion of landfill sites to handle ship-generated wastes, together with a regional component comprised of support activities and technical assistance for project management, training and education, establishment of common legal framework for ship waste management, recycling possibilities and public awareness programs. Project activities will also protect critical habitat for the endangered Grenada dove.
Implementation StatusThe project closed on June 30, 2003. Overall outcome is rated satisfactory although with significant variations among the OECS participating countries. The Project Implementation Report (ICR) is under preparation and its completion is scheduled before December 31, 2003.
PRIF Amount
518,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
12,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
13,018,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
38,000,000 USD
Project Cost
51,018,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
12,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
38,000,000 USD
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