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2005

Reducing Dependence on POPs and other Agro-Chemicals in the Senegal and Niger River Basins through Integrated Production, Pest and Pollution Management

Regional (Benin, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger)


Pays : Regional (Benin, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Niger)

Focal Area : Multi Focal Area

Approuvé le : 2005-06-08

Organisme d’exécution : Global IPM Facility

GEF Agency : United Nations Environment Programme

Description

The project is focused on the two principal river basins in the West African sub-region, the Niger and Senegal River Basins, and addresses riverine contamination issues related mostly to irrigated-farming activities in six countries. The Project Development objective is to protect transboundary waters in the Niger and Senegal River Basins through elimination of POPs pesticide-use and substantial reduction and elimination of other toxic pesticides used in agriculture ; while augmenting agricultural productivity and net economic benefits to farmers.

The Project Purpose is to demonstrate best practices for contaminant prevention and increased agricultural productivity through participatory farmer-education approaches. Key project objectives are : 1) awareness raising and establishing community baselines, 2) assessments of freshwater contaminants, 3) developing Best Practices, and 4) developing IPPM community and trainer networks.

Informations financières

GEF Grant : 4,477,830 USD
Cofinancing Total : 4,827,510 USD
Project Cost : 9,305,340 USD

Lien vers le site GEF (Global Environment Facility)

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