Preparation of the POPs National Implementation Plan under the Stockholm Convention

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to create sustainable capacity and ownership in Bangladesh to meet its obligations under the Stockholm Convention, including preparation of a POPs National Implementation Plan, and broader issues of chemicals safety and management as articulated in Chapter 19 of Agenda 21. The National Implementation Plan describes how Bangladesh will meet its obligations under the Convention to phase-out POPs sources and remediate POPs contaminated sites. The project will enable Bangladesh to ratify the Stockholm Convention and become a Party to the same.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
495,075 USD
Co-financing Total
147,200 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
Total Cost 642,275.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jan 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Mar 2002
Project closed