POPs Enabling Activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) National Implementation Plan for South Africa

Project Summary

Within the overall objective of the Stockholm Convention on POPs, which is to protect human health and the environment from POPs, the project’s objectives are to:i) Allow South Africa to meet its reporting obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs;ii) Prepare the ground for implementation of the POPs Convention in South Africa; andiii) Strengthen national capacity to manage POPs and chemicals management capacity generally.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism / national Stockholm Convention Focal Point
GEF Project Manager
Laurent Granier |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
499,000 USD
Co-financing Total
100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 599,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Aug 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Sep 2002
Project closed
31 Dec 2005