Development of National Capacity for the Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of PCBs

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to protect human health and the environment locally as well as globally arising from unsound PCB management in Colombia

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministryof Environment and Sustainable Development
GEF Project Manager
Anil Sookdeo |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,598,781 USD
GEF Agency Fees
340,000 USD
Total Cost 17,098,781.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Nov 2010
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Aug 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Feb 2013
Project closed