DSSA Demonstrating and Scaling Up Sustainable Alternatives to DDT for the Control of Vector-borne Diseases in Southern Caucasus and Central Asia

Project Summary

To protect human health and the environment by assisting countries to reduce and eliminate production, use, and releases of POPs, and consequently contribute generally to capacity development for the sound management of chemicals.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
WHO-Europe Office, Milieukontakt International, local relevant Ministries (Health, Agriculture, Environment, Emergency Situations, and others) and local NGOs in the participating countries
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
194,975 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,050,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,432,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
224,497 USD
Total Cost 5,676,975.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Jul 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Nov 2010
Project closed
01 Jan 2016