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Detail of GEF Project #1008

GEF Project ID1008
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameClimate Change Enabling Activity (Additional Financing for Capacity Building in Priority Areas)
CountrySri Lanka
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2001-01-23
Project StatusCEO Approved
Executing AgencyMinistry of Forestry & Environment
DescriptionThese funds are requested to undertake additional activities to fulfill the commitments under the UNFCCC. These interim funds are also requested to help maintain and enhance the capacity of Sri Lankan institutions and experts in anticipation of preparing the Second National Communication on Climate Change in the future. In addition, these activities will help to ensure the continuity of enabling activities as (i) the proposed phase II project will take direction from results of the First National Communication, and (ii) the proposed activities will extend the current knowledge and help to integrate climate change concerns in the country’s planning process.
Implementation StatusThe project is operationally closed. A publication titled “Climate Change in Sri Lanka: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”, based on the results of all research studies carried out has been prepared in draft and is in the process of being finalized.
GEF Project Grant
100,000 USD
GEF Grant
100,000 USD
Project Cost
100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
15,000 USD
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