A new GEF website is coming soon. Preview the design here

PCB Reduction In Cameroon Through The Use Of Local Expertise And The Development Of National Capacities

Project Summary

Increase national capacity to identify, manage and dispose of existing PCBs in Cameroon in an environmentally responsible manner in order to meet Stockholm Convention country commitments and minimize the risks to the population and the environment, posed by PCB exposure.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (MINEPDED)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
56,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,267,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
285,000 USD
Total Cost 16,323,100.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Apr 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Dec 2015
Project closed