Addressing Marine Plastics - A Systemic Approach

Project Summary

The project aims to capitalize on a growing baseline of knowledge on marine plastics sources, pathways and environmental impacts to inform the development of the GEF 7 Strategy and the application of a systemic approach to global plastic issues

Project Details

GEF Project ID
9681
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Project Approved
Country
Global
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)Ocean Conservancy (OC), UN Environment through its Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) and its Responsible Industry and Value Chain (RIVU) Unit within its Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry (SLCI) Branch.
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:
2017

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,932,645 USD
GEF Agency Fees
190,000 USD
Total Cost 12,932,645.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Nov 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Jun 2017
Project closed