Disposal of POPs and Obsolete Pesticides and Strengthening Sound Pesticide Management

Project Summary

: To reduce POPs releases from obsolete pesticide stockpiles and contaminated sites and strengthen the capacity for the sound management of pesticides.

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
Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Public health
GEF Project Manager
Evelyn Swain | eswain@thegef.org


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,710,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,548,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
171,000 USD
Total Cost 9,308,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Sep 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
31 Jul 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Sep 2014
Project closed