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Detail of GEF Project #68

GEF Project ID68
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameOil Pollution Management Project for the Southwest Mediterranean Sea
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program10
Approval Date1992-04-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-04-06
Project Completion Date2000-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Transport (Algeria); Office d'Exploitation des Ports (Morocco); Office des Ports Nationaux Tunisiens (Tunisia)
DescriptionThe project aims to: (a) reduce the input of hydrocarbons into the international waters of the Mediterranean; (b) ensure commonality of approach, regulatory policies, and methodologies; (c) promote exchange of information and coordination of implementation; (d) utilize national data sets to assess long term regional trends in marine pollution, both for national coastal waters and for adjacent international waters; (e) enhance the national monitoring capability; and (F) develop a coastal environmental management framework.
Implementation StatusThe project is closed and the Implementation Completion Reports (for all 3 countries) was completed on June 30, 2000.
PRIF Amount
840,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
18,260,000 USD
GEF Grant
19,100,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,740,000 USD
Project Cost
20,840,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
18,260,000 USD
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