Benin


Overview: In Benin, mercury emissions and releases result mostly from ASGM, waste (thermometers, electronics) and agriculture (pesticides). A national mercury inventory has not yet been developed in the country. Up to the present, the Beninese government has not created policies to control the use and management of mercury. The country's population is of approximately 10,879,829 people.  


Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UNIDO

Contact person: STUCKI, Jerome (J.STUCKI@unido.org)

Executing Agency

UNITAR

Contact Person: Mr. Oliver Wootton (Email: oliver.wootton@unitar.org)

Status:

Complete

Role of UNITAR

Executing agency


Ratification Dossier

Donor

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Project execution

Status:

Complete

Contact

Mr. Oliver Wootton (Email: Oliver.wootton@unitar.org)


Events