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Description of the assignment: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PCBS COLLECTION, STORAGE AND TREATMENT CENTERS.
Project Name: SOUND MANAGEMENT OF PCBs IN NIGERIA
Period of assignment/services (if applicable): FORTY FIVE (45) DAYS
Proposal should be submitted at the following address email@example.com no later than 14th February 2019
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the address or e-mail indicated above. UNDP will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.
1.0 Project Background
The Environmentally Sound Management and Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) project is a five-year program initiated in July 2018. The project is being funded with grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) being the Implementing Agency. The project consists of five (5) major components;
i. Institutional capacity and training on PCBs.
ii. Inventory of PCBs in 22 states not previously covered by previous inventory.
iii. Establishment of PCB collection and treatment centers.
iv. Environmentally sound disposal of identified PCBs.
v. Project monitoring and evaluation
The Project plans to establish three PCBs Collection, Storage and Treatment Centers otherwise known as PCBs Interim Storage Facilities (ISFs) in Neke Uno in Enugu State, Epe in Lagos State, and Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO) along Abuja-Lokoja Expressway. The facilities are to be used for the safe collection, storage and treatment of PCB oil and PCBs-contaminated equipment identified during the national PCBs inventory in Nigeria.