Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer fo Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ship's Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships)

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Project ID

UNDP ID 00012686 GEF ID 2261

Project Title

Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer fo Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ship's Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships)

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Financing

Total: $6,387,000;

Sources of Financing: Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Timeframe

2007 - 2012

Status

Ongoing

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Description

GloBallast Partnerships aims to promote the development of regional partnerships that will implement coordinated long-term measures to minimize the adverse impacts of aquatic invasive species transferred through ships’ ballast water on coastal and marine ecosystems, economy, human health and well-being in accordance with the relevant IMO international Convention. The project is designed to build on the regional approach established during the pilot phase and is based on the principle of integrated implementation.

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Achievements: Results and Impact

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