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The Government is committed to phasing out the consumption of controlled substances by the year 2000. Incremental cost for the phase-out of ODS have been estimated for two scenarios: (a) accelerated phase-out (year 2000), at a cost of $2.32 million; and (b) phase-out in the year 2010, at a cost of $2.26 million. The action plan is based on Government and industry actions. Government actions consist of policy, legislative and incentive measures including control of importation of ODS and their products, establishment of Ozone Layer Fund, labeling of ozone-friendly products, duty exemptions for recycling and recovery equipment, Government subsidy at 30% of cost for every recycling recovery unit, institutional strengthening programme, public awareness, information exchange, training and monitoring programme. Industry actions consists of implementation of projects in the refrigeration sector.
 
Country: Maldives
Network: South Asia
Project Type: Country programme preparation
Sector: Several
Sub-sector: Country programme/country survey
Approval / start date: 6/1/1991
Status: Completed
Project Category: Multilateral Fund
UNEP Office: ROAP

 

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