Demonstrating and Promoting Best Techniques and Practices for Managing Healthcare Waste and PCBs

Project Summary

to reduce releases of dioxins, furans and PCBs – in Tunisia by strengthening the country’s legal and institutional framework and by establishing sound and sustainable management programs for improving management and final disposal of healthcare wastes and PCBs.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Agence Nationale des Dechets, Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
11,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
584,000 USD
Total Cost 17,040,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 Oct 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Feb 2006
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Dec 2010
Project closed
31 May 2017