Capacity Building for PCBs and U-POPs in The Gambia

Project Summary

: This project aims at strengthening the capacity of national stakeholders to manage PCBs and achieve PCB elimination, address contaminated sites in an environmentally sound manner, and reduce uPOPs from opening burning, as identified as national priorities in the Gambia’s NIP for the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Environment Agency (NEA); UNITAR
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,998,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
189,810 USD
Total Cost 10,048,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jul 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
04 Apr 2017
Concept Approved
04 Apr 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Aug 2018
Project closed