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Detail of GEF Project #145

GEF Project ID145
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Data Management Capacitation in Developing Countries and Networking Biodiversity Information
CountryGlobal
RegionGlobal
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1994-06-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-06-24
Project Completion Date1999-03-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyNational Biodiversity Institutions/Units (NBUs), National Scientific Organisations
DescriptionThe overall objective of the Biodiversity Data Management Project is to enhance the capacity of developing countries in data and biodiversity information management to support the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. It will conduct a national "institutional survey" which will report on the existing national capacity; prepare a "national plan" for the management and application of biodiversty data, develop a series of "basic guidelies" to support efficient information management; and a "resource inventory" of available methods and technologies which can be drawn upon to assist data management.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,390,000 USD
Project Cost
5,390,000 USD
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