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Detail of GEF Project #198

GEF Project ID198
UNDP PMIS ID538
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Biodiversity Conservation Strategy, and Action Plan and Report to the COP
CountryMexico
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1997-01-30
GEF Agency Approval Date2008-02-27
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyNational Commission for the Knowledge and use of Biodiversity (CONABIO)
DescriptionThis Enabling Activity is to help Mexico to formulate the strategies and actions necessary for the protection and sustainable use of Mexico's biodiversity in accordance with articles 6 and 8 of the CBD, as well as prepare a plan for their implementation. The primary output will be the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan. The principal task of this project will be to 1) conduct a comprehensive assessment of the existing information on biodiversity in the country, 2) implement a participatory, strategic planning process and develop priorities for action in protecting Mexico's biodiversity, 3) prepare the first National report for submission to the CoP.
Implementation StatusProject activities being finalized. Government is preparing a Second Phase project.
GEF Project Grant
198,000 USD
GEF Grant
198,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
56,000 USD
Project Cost
254,000 USD
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