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Detail of GEF Project #2819

GEF Project ID2819
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameImplementation of the National Biosafety Framework of Cambodia
CountryCambodia
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 3; 4; 13
Approval Date2006-03-03
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-07-11
Project Completion Date2010-06-01
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment
DescriptionThe goal of the project is to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia to put in place a workable and transparent national biosafety framework, in line with national development priorities, Agenda 21 and the CBD. Specific objectives are to assist the country to: - establish and consolidate a fully functional and responsive regulatory regime in line with Cartagena Protocol and national needs and priorities. - establish and consolidate a functional national system for handling requests, carry out risk assessment decision-making and administrative tasks. - establish and consolidate a functional national system for "follow-up" activities such as monitoring of risk exposure and environmental effects, and strengthening of enforcement mechanisms, institutions and procedures. - establish and consolidate a functional national biosafety system for public awareness, education, participation, and access to information.
Implementation StatusProject in appraisal.
GEF Project Grant
641,280 USD
GEF Grant
641,280 USD
Cofinancing Total
459,125 USD
Project Cost
1,100,405 USD
GEF Agency Fees
57,715 USD
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