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Detail of GEF Project #214

GEF Project ID214
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameNational Biodiversity Strategy, and Action Plan and Country Report to the COP
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date1996-08-28
GEF Agency Approval Date1996-10-28
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Tourism
DescriptionThe Biodiversity Enabling Activity for Rwanda will assist the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MINETO) in developing a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP). The BSAP will build on and reinforce other existing national strategies and plans, such as the National Environment Strategy. It will also provide a framework for parallel implementation of a GEF Short Term Response Measure (STRM) to control degradation in the Gishwati and Nyungwe forests. The project will allow Rwanda to meet its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) by assisting the preparation of an Interim Report to the Conference of Parties (COP) of June 1997 and its first National Report to the COP.
Implementation StatusThe BSAP is completed and on the CBD web site. The second National Report is well under way and will be completed in weeks.
GEF Project Grant
170,640 USD
GEF Grant
170,640 USD
Project Cost
170,640 USD
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