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NIP Update, Integration of POPs into National Planning and Promoting Sound Healthcare Waste Management in Kazakhstan

Project Summary

To reduce the releases of unintentionally produced POPs and other globally harmful pollutants into the environment by promoting sound healthcare waste management in Kazakhstan, and to assist the country in implementing its relevant obligations under the Stockholm convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
125,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
35,012,758 USD
GEF Agency Fees
340,000 USD
Total Cost 38,537,758.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 Jan 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Nov 2011
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Aug 2013
Project closed
09 Apr 2018