Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of PolyChlorinated Biphenyls[PCBS] in the Republic of South Africa

Project Summary

To reduce and eliminate the use and releases of PCBs to the environment through development and implementation of pilot project on Environmentally Sound Management (ESM), and the disposal of PCB-contaminated equipment and PCB-containing oils and wastes in South Africa.


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,242,500 USD
Co-financing Total
56,432,558 USD
GEF Agency Fees
741,825 USD
Total Cost 64,875,058.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jul 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Feb 2020
Project closed