Enabling Activities to Facilitate Early Action on the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in the United Republic of Tanzania.

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, NGOs, and the public at large on POPs to develop and formulate a National Implementation Plan (NIP). By achieving this objective the United Republic of Tanzania will meet the obligations of the Stockholm Convention and will be enabled to manage the elimination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Specifically, the project will:(i)Allow the United Republic of Tanzania to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention;(ii)Prepare the ground for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in the United Republic of Tanzania;(iii)Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and strengthen chemicals management capacity in general;(iv)Maximise government commitment and facilitate the ratification of the Stockholm Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Division of Environment of the Vice President Office
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
498,000 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 498,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Nov 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Nov 2001
Project closed
31 Dec 2007