Regional Project on the Development of National Action Plans for the Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining in Africa

Project Summary

Development of National Action Plans to reduce the use of mercury and mercury compounds in, and the emissions and releases to the environment of mercury from, artisanal and small-scale gold mining and processing is facilitated by the use of scientific and technical knowledge and tools by national stakeholders in participating countries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
9276
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Status
Project Approved
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
The Africa Institute, UNEP Chemicals and Ministries of Environment of participating countries
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:
2016

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
50,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
380,000 USD
Total Cost 4,050,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Aug 2015
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Sep 2016
Project closed