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Detail of GEF Project #2824

GEF Project ID2824
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSupport the Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework
CountryEgypt
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 3; 4; 13
Approval Date2006-02-08
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-10-30
Project Completion Date2011-07-01
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyEgyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
DescriptionThe overall goal of the project is that by 2009 Egypt has a workable and transparent national biosafety framework, in line with its national development priorities and international obligations. The inmediate objectives are to assit Egypt to: - have a fully functional and responsive regulatory regime in line with CP and national needs - have a functional national system for handling requests, performing risk assessment, decision-making, performing administrative tasks, handling, storing and exchanging information in line with the BCH requirements - have a functional national system for follow-up, namely monitoring of environmental effects and enforcement - have a functional national system for public awareness, education, participation and access to information
Implementation StatusProject in appraisal.
GEF Project Grant
908,100 USD
GEF Grant
908,100 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,389,000 USD
Project Cost
2,297,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
81,729 USD
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