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Detail of GEF Project #465

GEF Project ID465
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment of Best Practices and Dissemination of Lessons Learned for Dealing with the Global Problem of Alien Species that Threaten Biological Diversity
CountryGlobal
RegionGlobal
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2; 1; 3; 4
Approval Date1998-03-03
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-05-04
Project Completion Date2002-12-01
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyScientific Committee for the Protection of the Environment (SCOPE)
DescriptionThe objective of this project is to examine current tools and approaches that are utilized to recognize, evaluate and mitigate against invasive species in order to determine best practices and to disseminate this information. This project takes a comprehensive approach to the invasive species problem, i.e., a scientifically-based global strategy and action plan. However, the specific aspects of the project for which GEF funding is requested relate only to a portion of the global strategy for dealing with invasives, i.e. that of defining and disseminating the best practices.
Implementation StatusProject completed.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,233,000 USD
Project Cost
3,983,000 USD
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