Sound Chemicals Management Mainstreaming and UPOPs Reduction in Kenya

Project Summary

Reducing the releases of U-POPs and other substances of concern and of the related health risk through the implementation of ESM of municipal and healthcare waste and of an integrated institutional and regulatory framework covering management and reporting of POPs.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Ministry of Health, NGO - The Green Belt Movement, the County Governments of Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa and Kisumu
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,515,000 USD
Co-financing Total
21,008,803 USD
GEF Agency Fees
428,925 USD
Total Cost 25,673,803.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Jan 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2014
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Feb 2016
Project closed