Application of Green Chemistry in Vietnam to Support Green Growth and Reduction in the Use and Release of POPs/Harmful Chemicals

Project Summary

The proposed project aims to create the enabling environment for the introduction of Green Chemistry in Viet Nam and introduce Green Chemistry applications in productive sectors with the purpose of reducing the use and release of chemicals controlled under MEAs. The project also expects to result in a reduction in the use and release of chemicals of concern not covered under MEAs, as well as improve energy and natural resource efficiency and generate Green House Gas (GHG) release reduction co-benefits in the sectors and industries supported by the project.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Viet Nam
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,999,800 USD
Co-financing Total
8,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
189,981 USD
Total Cost 10,449,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Jan 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
12 May 2016
Concept Approved
12 May 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Jul 2017
Project closed