Integrated Sound Management of Mercury in Kenya’s Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) or IMKA

Project Summary

To reduce/eliminate the use of mercury in the Kenyan ASGM mining sector through provision of technical assistance, technology transfer, establishment of public private partnerships and facilitating access to financing for the purchase of Mercury-free processing equipment.

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
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
140,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
17,819,711 USD
GEF Agency Fees
378,000 USD
Total Cost 22,159,711.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Dec 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Dec 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Jun 2018
Project closed