Development of a National Implementation Plan in Brazil as a First Step to Implement the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Project Summary

The goal of this project is to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants - t he principal objective of the Stockholm Convention. The purpose of this full project is to develop the NIP as a first step to implementing the Convention in Brazil. The NIP will be prepared in accordance with the requirements of Article 7 of the Convention, taking into account obligations set out in other articles of the Convention. The project design follows the guidance adopted at the first meeting of the Conference

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Secretariat of Environmental Quality in Human Settlements (SQA), Ministry of Environment in Brazil
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,263,518 USD
Co-financing Total
1,456,455 USD
GEF Agency Fees
166,411 USD
Total Cost 3,069,973.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 May 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Jun 2003
Concept Approved
02 Aug 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Oct 2007
Project closed
08 Jan 2018