Programme for Phasing Out Ozone Depleting Substances

Project Summary

The project will assist Armenia in meeting its phase-out obligations under the Montreal Protocol within a realistic time frame and ensure availability of technical assistance to expedite the implementation of the country programme. The project targets priority ODS phase-out activities in the refrigeration and aerosol sectors and proposes technical assistance at the institutional and enterprise levels to facilitate implementation of the country programme. The project is formulated as a framework project comprising one of Recovery and Recycling of Refrigerants, Elimination of CFC11 and CFC-12 from a Commercial Manufacturing Facility and the Elimination of CFC-11/12 from an Aerosol Manufacturing Facility sub-projects. Four technical assistance and training components are also included.Oct 2004. CEO endorsement.The project document is composed of 5 UNDP sub-projects (Recovery & Recycling; Monitoring the RMP; Awareness & Incentives; Commercial refrigeration phase-out; Aerosol manufacture phase-out) and 1 UNEP sub-project (Institutional strengthening + Customs training).

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 Nature Protection
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
159,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,927,772 USD
Co-financing Total
42,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,128,772.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Aug 2000
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
18 Oct 2004
Project closed
31 Mar 2009