Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of PCBs in Argentina

Project Summary

The objective of the project is reducing the risk of exposure and releases of PCBs to the people and the environment by strenthening PCB management systems and phasing-out and re-generating up to 2,000 tons of PCB containing and contaminated equipment in an environmentally friendly way.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Secretaria de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable de Argentina
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,905,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
340,000 USD
Total Cost 11,405,100.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Jul 2009
Concept Approved
01 Jan 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Jul 2010
Project closed
31 Jul 2014