Technical Assistance for Environmentally Sustainable Management of PCBs and Other POPs Waste in the Republic of Armenia

Project Summary

To reduce the use and releases of PCBs and other POPs to the environment through the development and implementation of a national PCB and POPs pesticides management system to effectively and efficiently assist Armenia to implement the Stockholm Convention by strengthening the institutions, regulations and enforcement and to enhance the capacities for the sound management of POPs at national and local levels.

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
Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
805,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,848,460 USD
GEF Agency Fees
83,000 USD
Total Cost 2,678,460.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Nov 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
03 Jun 2008
Concept Approved
22 May 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Oct 2008
Project closed
27 Feb 2012