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Detail of GEF Project #3043

GEF Project ID3043
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSupport to the Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework
CountryMoldova
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 3; 4; 13
Approval Date2006-04-21
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-06-15
Project Completion Date2010-07-01
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Ecology and Natural Resources Moldova
DescriptionThe main purpose of this project is to help Moldova to strengthen the existing institutional and technical structures and infrastructures needed to meet the obligations of the Protocol and have a National Biosafety Framework fully operational by : - The implementation of the Moldova’s legislative framework on the safe use of biotechnology through improvement of the Biosafety law, development of sectorial regulations, guidelines and manuals; - The preparation of specific technical guidelines; - The strengthening of appropriate institutional structures for risk assessment and decision making; - The development and implementation of policies for biosafety; - The training of decision makers, scientists, and administrative and technical staff on legal and technical matters; - The reinforcement of the existing infrastructures (laboratories) to strengthen monitoring; - The setting up of a mechanism for monitoring and enforcement; - The strengthening of communication and information exchange relating to biosafety both at the national level as well as through the BCH - Systems for strengthening public awareness, education and participation in decision making on GMOs.
Implementation StatusProject in appraisal.
GEF Project Grant
542,350 USD
GEF Grant
542,350 USD
Cofinancing Total
147,000 USD
Project Cost
689,350 USD
GEF Agency Fees
48,812 USD
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