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Detail of GEF Project #161

GEF Project ID161
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Biodiversity Strategies, Action Plan, and the First National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity
CountrySolomon Islands
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1996-08-08
GEF Agency Approval Date1996-11-19
Project Completion Date2005-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyMinistry of Forests, Environment, and Conservation (MFEC)
DescriptionThe aim of the project is to assist the country with the ability to formulate and manage sectoral and cross-sectoral programmes to meet the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity through a cost effective approach within the context of national sustainable development efforts, and to report to the Convention on progress achieved in implementing agreed commitments. The activities stipulated in this project thus focus specifically on implementing Article 6 of the CBD and on the preparation of the first national report pursuant to Article 26 of the CBD, which were highlighted as programme priorities by the second meeting of the COP in its Decisions II/7 and II/17.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
123,000 USD
GEF Grant
123,000 USD
Project Cost
123,000 USD
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