Elimination of POPs Wastes

Project Summary

The overall Global Environment Objective of the proposed project is to support the development of environmentally sound management of POPs in Kazakhstan consistent with the country’s obligations under the Stockholm Convention. The project will support priority implementation activities identified in the country’s National Implementation Plan (NIP) to achieve impacts in the reduction of POPs releases, which aim to reduce the stress on human health and the environment caused by POPs (PCB-containing materials, obsolete pesticides), and to rehabilitate territories in accordance with obligations under the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,350,000 USD
Co-financing Total
59,050,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,035,000 USD
Total Cost 69,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
01 Jul 2016