Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Project Summary

The objective of this Enabling Activities proposal is to strengthen national capacity and to enhance knowledge and understanding amongst decision makers, managers, the industry, and the public at large on POPs to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan. By achieving this objective, Ethiopia will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and be enabled to manage the elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow Ethiopia to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Ethiopia;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)Maximize government commitment and facilitate the ratification of the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Environment Protection Authority
GEF Project Manager
Laurent Granier |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
496,000 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 496,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 May 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Jul 2002
Project closed