Initial assistance to enable Nicaragua to fulfil its obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs

Project Summary

The objective is to build Nicaragua’s own sustained capacity to fulfil its obligations in the context of the Stockholm Convention, including the preparation of a National Implementation Plan for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that will more widely cover aspects important to the safety and management of chemicals, as called for in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The Implementation Plan describes how Nicaragua will fulfil its obligations under the Convention to eliminate POP sources and manage POPs contaminated sites in an environmentally sound manner.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
453,850 USD
Co-financing Total
500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 953,850.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jan 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Aug 2003
Project closed