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Detail of GEF Project #1862

GEF Project ID1862
UNDP PMIS ID2763
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environment Management
CountryJamaica
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational ProgramEA
PDF-A Approval Date2002-10-24
Approval Date2003-06-13
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-09-30
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyNational Environment and Planning Agency
Implementation StatusOctober to December 2003: The Government of Jamaica signed the project document in September and has started the process of recruiting consultants. The Government of Jamaica and the UNDP Country Office have agreed in principle to allocate additional funds that would allow the assessment of capacity with respect to environmental activities in addition to those covered in the GEF project and are developing a budget and outputs. The expanded assessment would be managed along with that of the Three Rio conventions covered under the original project. The Government of Jamaica has identified the lead consultant and they will commence work in 2004. Two GEF missions to the island that were relevant to this project took place in the period. In the first, Tehmina Akhtar acted as a resource person for a workshop hosted by the Ministry of Land and Environment. The workshop, which spanned 3 days, focused on increasing the awareness of Government, private sector and NGO stakeholders of The GEF and the Clean Development Mechanism. In the second workshop, Yamil Bonduki, Arturo Garcia-Costas and Mihoko Kumamoto met with the focal points and representatives of the main institutions involved in activities under the three conventions for an inception workshop. They were also able to meet with members of the academia and the private sector who were interested in preparing proposals for submission to the GEF.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
200,000 USD
GEF Grant
225,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
30,000 USD
Project Cost
255,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
33,750 USD
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