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Detail of GEF Project #228

GEF Project ID228
UNDP PMIS ID283
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and Country Report to the CoP
CountryBurkina Faso
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1996-12-16
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-02-17
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyCONAGESE
DescriptionThe principal objective of this enabling activity is to assist Burkina Faso to prepare a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP), which will define the current status of, pressures on, options for, and priority actions to ensure the conservation, sustainable use, and equitable share of its biological diversity in accordance with the National Development Plan (NDP). This will also enable Burkina Faso to both meet its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (COB) by preparing its first national report to the Conference of the Parties of the COP, and to fully integrate biodiversity into the existing National Environment Action Plan (NEAP).
Implementation Status$ 450 061 from GEF / 1997-2005 / Soumayla BANCE / on-going. The project continues to pursue its objectives as planned. A biosafety component was added to the project in August 2005 aiming at conducting activities related to the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol. The project is expected to reach its final stages by 2006.
GEF Project Grant
230,977 USD
GEF Grant
230,977 USD
Project Cost
230,977 USD
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