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Detail of GEF Project #3854

GEF Project ID3854
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment of a National Clearing House Mechanism and Capacity Assessment for Taxonomy and Indigenous Knowledge(Add-on) (New title as of March 19, 2009)
CountryUganda
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Approval Date2010-06-21
GEF Agency Approval Date2010-08-31
Project Completion Date2012-03-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyThe National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
DescriptionThe GEF Biodiversity Add-On Project has 3 main objectives: (i) Objective 1: To establish and operationalise a CHM to improve information sharing and management and to enhance implementation of Article 18 on scientific and technical cooperation within and between countries, for effective implementation of the CBD. The CHM will help Uganda to report on progress towards the CBD 2010 target through better identification, compilation and effective use of information on biodiversity. (ii) Objective 2: To carry out an Assessment on capacity for several biodiversity components including: a) Role of Ingenious Knowledge and Practices in the Conservation of Biodiversity and Develop Guidelines for Sustainable Use of Biodiversity to support and strengthen management of biodiversity resources as well as monitoring programmes by the various government institutions. b) Initial assessment and monitoring programs, including taxonomy iii. Objective 3:Carry out any additional assessment of capacity development needs required for effective implementation of the NBSAP. In particular, emerging issues on Biodiversity conservation in the areas of oil and gas exploration are important in Uganda and needs concerned with these areas will be elaborated on.
GEF Project Grant
300,000 USD
GEF Grant
300,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
42,000 USD
Project Cost
342,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
30,000 USD
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