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Detail of GEF Project #788

GEF Project ID788
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnabling Activity: Uruguay's Second National Communication to the UNFCCC: Programs of General Measures and Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2000-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date2000-08-31
GEF Agency Approval Date2001-03-01
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Housing, Territorial Regulation & Environment (MVOTMA)
DescriptionThis project will assist Uruguay with the enabling activities necessary to undertake the third national inventory and to prepare the Second National Communication (SNC) to the Conference of Parties in accordance with guidance of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In addition, this project will help strengthen Uruguay’s capacity to fulfill its commitments to the UNFCCC on a continuing basis.
Implementation StatusThe NGO CEUTA (Uruguayan Appropriate Technologies Studies Centre), developed several training workshops and activities on appropriate technologies for the reduction of GHG in the educational centers where CEUTA develops Appropriate Technologies Laboratories (LATAS). The activities took place at the LATAS of Villa Rodríguez, Baltasar Brum, Escuela Vicman, Caif Las Almendras Bella Unión and Colegio Pedro Poveda. In addition to that, during this period the Solar Energy Network met at a seminar/exposition organized by the NGO CEUTA with the support of the Climate Change Unit. The exposition and seminar took place at the Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo and had participants from all over the country, as well as international experts that made presentations about their countries experience on solar energy. An expert from the Climate Change Unit participated in the Twenty Fifth Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), held in Port Louis, Mauritius, from 26 to 28th April 2006.
GEF Project Grant
596,000 USD
GEF Grant
596,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
289,000 USD
Project Cost
885,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
99,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
595,800 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
289,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
884,800 USD
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