Environmentally Sound Management and Final Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Project Summary

The proposed project will establish an environmentally sound management (ESM) system for PCBs, improve compliance to PCBs related obligations under the Stockholm Convention (SC) and promote local use of non-combustion technologies in the disposal of 3,000 tons of PCBs contaminated equipment.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Protection
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,250,000 USD
Co-financing Total
21,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
525,000 USD
Total Cost 26,500,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Sep 2010
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Mar 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Aug 2014
Project closed