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Implementing Integrated Measures for Minimizing Mercury Releases from Artisanal Gold Mining

To protect human health and the environment by implementing integrated measures aimed at minimizing mercury releases (>40\%) from artisanal gold mining activities affecting the Puyango River basin in Ecuador and the Tumbes River basin in Peru.

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Tumbes , Puyango-Tumbes-Chira-Catamayo

Americas , South America

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GEF ID 4799
Project type Medium-Size Project
Status active (Under Implementation)
Start Date 14 Dec 2011
End Date 30 Apr 2015
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area Multi Focal Area
GEF Allocation to project USD 999,900
Total Cost of the project: USD 3,676,664
Ecuador , Peru , Regional

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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