FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Capacity Building on Obsolete Pesticides in EECCA Countries

The project was aimed at reducing the transition of pesticide releases into the environment and eliminate threats to human health and environment in EECCA countries by facilitating viable and environmentally sound measures for the identification, handling and disposal of pesticides stockpiles and wastes. The project also incorporated strategies for prevention and management of obsolete pesticides into national policies with a strong emphasis of regional and sub-regional approaches.

Executing Agencies: Green Cross

GEF ID: 3212
FAO ID: 604248
Focal Area: Chemicals and Waste
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Europe and Central Asia
Location: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Mongolia, North Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Romania
GEF Period: GEF - 4
Project Symbol: GCP /INT/062/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Completed
Project Type: Medium Size
Co-financing amount: 1,396,550
GEF Grant amount: 1,000,000
Agency fee: 100,000
From: 01/04/2009
To: 31/12/2012