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Detail of GEF Project #3855

GEF Project ID3855
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameStrengthening the Implementation of Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing Regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean
CountryRegional
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Strategic ProgramBD-8
PIF Approval Date2009-04-07
Approval Date2011-03-22
Project Completion Date2014-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyUNEP-DELC, CAN, CCAD, OTCA, CARICOM, IUCN and WIPO
Description(1): To strengthen the capacity of countries to develop, implement and apply the CBD provisions related to access to genetic resources and benefit sharing as well as to traditional knowledge associated to these resources. (2): To increment the understanding and the negotiation skills of countries regarding ABS agreements /contracts, in a way that will contribute to align bioprospecting projects and national ABS decisions with the CBD, while also benefit progress under the CBD's International ABS Regime
GEF Project Grant
850,000 USD
GEF Grant
850,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
600,000 USD
Project Cost
1,450,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
85,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
850,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
952,166 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
1,802,166 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
85,000 USD
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