Establishment of PCB Waste Management and Disposal System

Project Summary

The main objective of this 5 year project is to fully develop Brazil’s capability to manage and dispose of PCB oils, PCB containing equipment and other PCB waste in a sustainable manner in order to achieve timely compliance with the Stockholm Convention requirements for PCB management, and to minimize risk of PCB exposure to the population and the environment.

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
Ministry of Environment (MMA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
162,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,700,000 USD
Co-financing Total
11,390,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
486,200 USD
Total Cost 16,252,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Jun 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Jul 2009
Project closed
30 Nov 2012