Improving Capacities to Eliminate and Prevent Recurrence of Obsolete Pesticides as a Model for Tackling Unused Hazardous Chemicals in the Former Soviet Union

Funding Agency European Union, other

Implementing Agency The International HCH & Pesticides Association (IHPA)

Budget: €7,000,000.00

Country: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Start Year: 2012

End Year: 2016

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Description: Contribute towards better protection of environment and public health in the ENPI East region and Central Asia, through reducing the risk posed by hazardous waste and chemical life cycle management in the region, placing specific emphasis on pesticide. Contribute to the reduction of risk to public health and the environment from pesticides in the ENPI East Region, Russian Federation and Central Asia Countries.

Sector: Waste management

Beneficiaries: Regional and national water management decision-makers as well as other institutions involved in the water sector in the 5 CAS; the population, with particular focus on the selected project areas.