Promotion of Strategies to Reduce Unintentional Production of POPs in the PERSGA Coastal Zone

Project Summary

The project will reduce and/or eliminate UP-POPs in key sectors of industry (cement, incineration, metallurgy and pulp and paper) recognized as important source categories in Annex C of Article 5 of the Stockholm Convention through the introduction of BAT/BEP strategies in the industrial sector of the coast in the PERSGA eligible member countries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,030,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 3,030,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jul 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Feb 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Oct 2008
Project closed
31 Oct 2011