Disposal of Obsolete Pesticides including POPs and Strengthening Pesticide Management in the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) Member States

Project Summary

To eliminate existing obsolete pesticides, including POPs and associated wastes, and to strengthen the capacity for sound pesticides management in order to prevent future accumulation in the nine participating CILSS countries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
CILSS Executive Secretariat
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,450,000 USD
Co-financing Total
25,337,684 USD
GEF Agency Fees
745,000 USD
Total Cost 33,037,684.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Nov 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
31 Jul 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Dec 2014
Project closed