Regional Project to Develop Appropriate Strategies for Identifying Sites Contaminated by Chemicals listed in Annexes A, B and/or C of the Stockholm Convention

Project Summary

The overall objective of the project is to build capacity and strengthen institutional arrangement and develop appropriate strategies for identifying sites contaminated by chemicals listed in annexes A, B and or C of Stockholm Convention, and other persistent toxic substances as appropriate. The project will also assess the viability of environmentally sound and low-cost remediation technologies.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministries of Environment, Nigeria and Ghana; UNIDO regional office in Abuja
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
650,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
265,000 USD
Total Cost 4,750,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Jun 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Oct 2007
Project closed
31 Dec 2012