Introduction of BAT and BEP methodology to demonstrate reduction or elimination of unintentionally produced POPs releases from the industry in Vietnam

Project Summary

The overall objective of the proposed MSP will be to assist Vietnam to plan and strategise with regards to compliance with its obligations under Art. 5 of the Stockholm Convention on POPs concerning the reduction of releases of un-intentional POPs from the industrial sector and other processes.Specific objectives are to:- Prepare BAT and BEP options to demonstrate reduction and elimination of unintentional production of POPs in the industry recognized by the preliminary inventory conducted within the POPs EA process for Vietnam as key sources of unintentional production of POPs chemicals.- Prepare estimates of the likely range of incremental costs of implementing BAT and BEP options at enterprise and sector level as contributions to action planning and strategy development to reduce releases and eliminate sources of unintentional production of POPs chemicals.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,590,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
80,000 USD
Total Cost 2,390,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 Nov 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
13 Mar 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
28 May 2008
Project closed
31 Jul 2011