Enabling activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for Costa Rica

Project Summary

Within the overall objective of the Stockholm Convention, which is to protect human health and the environment from POPs, the project will:i. Prepare the ground for implementation of the Convention in The Republic of Costa Rica; ii. Assist The Republic of Costa Rica in meeting its reporting and other obligations under the Convention; andiii. Strengthen Costa Rica’s national capacity to manage POPs and chemicals generally.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Costa Rica
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health, Costa Rica
GEF Project Manager
Laurent Granier |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
451,000 USD
Co-financing Total
25,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 476,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jan 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Dec 2004
Project closed
31 Dec 2006