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Detail of GEF Project #1812

GEF Project ID1812
UNDP PMIS ID421
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIdentification of Capacity-Building Needs for BD Strategy Implementation and Strengthening of the CHM (Add on)
CountryGuinea
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2002-09-03
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-01-27
Project StatusIA Approved
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Mines, Geology and Environment via the National Directorate of Environment
DescriptionThe objectives of this project are: A.Identify the needs for capacity-building in the area of taxonomy; B.Define the needs for capacity-building for the conservation of traditional knowledge, innovations and practices of the local communities; C.Identify the needs for capacity-building for the implementation of general measures for in-situ and ex-situ conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. D.A country driven Clearing House Mechanism project
Implementation StatusThe National Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Guinea and its Action Plan were adopted by the Government in September 2001. The current add-on project phase concentrates on identifying capacity building needs to deal with biodiversity issues and implement the Strategy and Action Plan. Through a consensus building process, involving a wide range of stakeholders, a document outlining those needs had been produced. During the second quarter of 2005, activities included the follow-up of the approval of the mentioned document by the Government and updating of Guinea’s biodiversity website as part of the country’s participation in the Clearing House Mechanism.
GEF Project Grant
210,000 USD
GEF Grant
210,000 USD
Project Cost
210,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
31,500 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
210,000 USD
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