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Proposed Containment and Elimination of PCBs and Obsolete Pesticides Project (POPs) - Consultant Services for Preparation Study

The purposes of the project are:
1) To identify and demonstrate environmentally-sound and cost-effective techniques for safe management, storage and/or disposal of obsolete pesticides, PCB equipment, PCB contaminated sites;
2) To protect the environment and human health by safely managing PCB contaminated sites and disposing stockpiles of POPs containing pesticides and PCB-equipment; and
3) To help Kazakhstan meet its obligations under the Stockholm Convention so it can contribute to global efforts to control toxic chemicals in general and in particular eliminate PCBs.

Project details

Name of client World Bank
Location Kazakhstan
Start date 06/2009
Completion date 12/2009
Origin of funding World Bank
Name of partners ETI Umwelttechnik AG and CASP