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

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
50,000
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000
GEF Agency Fees
380,000

Timeline

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