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Detail of GEF Project #199

GEF Project ID199
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and Country Report to the COP
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1997-10-29
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-01-26
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyDirectorate General of the Environment
DescriptionThe Biodiversity Enabling Activity for Gabon will assist the Directorate General of the Environment in the Ministry of Planning, Environment and Tourism (MPET) in developing a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP). The BSAP will build on and reinforce other existing national strategies and plans, particularly the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP), which is under formulation. Also the project will allow the Republic of Gabon to meet its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) by assisting the preparation of its first Country Report to the Conference of Parties (COP) in 1998.
Implementation StatusProject was has been executed satisfactorily. Four regional workshops took place, and the second national workshop was held in September 1999. Gabon BSAP received a good rating by the global BSAP study team. The BSAP was completed in 1999, and it is now under approval by the government.
GEF Project Grant
232,200 USD
GEF Grant
232,200 USD
Project Cost
232,200 USD
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