AFLDC: Capacity Strengthening and Technical Assistance for the Implementation of Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans (NIPs) in African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the ECOWAS Subregion

Project Summary

UNEP:The Objective of the project is to strengthen and build the capacity required in LDCs and SIDS in the ECOWAS sub region to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner, while building upon and contributing to strengthening a country's foundational capacities for the sound management of chemicals.UNIDO: ---The overall objective of this project to strengthen and or build capacity required in the LDCs of the ECOWAS sub-region to implement their Stockholm Convention NIPs in a sustainable, effective and comprehensive manner while building upon and contributing to strengthening country’s foundational capacities for sound management of chemicals and waste in general.The immediate objective is to create an enabling environment in the ECOWAS Sub region by establishing/amending laws, regulations, policies and standards, strengthening institutions for the remediation of contaminated sites, introducing BAT/BEP to industrial processes, managing municipal wastes, health-care wastes, supporting the phasing out of agricultural use of POP pesticides through the promotion of best agricultural practices including the use of Bio-botanical pesticides, promoting locally designed technologies development.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
3969
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Institutions responsible for environment in the LDCs/ECOWAS member states
GEF Project Manager
Ibrahima Sow | isow@thegef.org

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
800,000 USD
Total Cost 16,400,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Apr 2011
Project closed
31 Mar 2016