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Detail of GEF Project #2523

GEF Project ID2523
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameAssessment of Capacity Building Needs and Country Specific Priorities for the Implementation of the Action Plan for the National Strategy on Biodiversity (Add on)
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2004-05-28
Project StatusCEO Approved
Executing AgencyGeneral Directorate of Biodiversity (DiBio)/ Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (SERNA)
Description1.Assessment of Capacity Building Needs. a)Evaluate the capacities and define the country specific priorities regarding the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. b)Identify and evaluate the institutional, human, and regulatory capacities that actually exist in the country, regarding access to benefits from the use of genetic resources. c)Identify the regulatory and institutional mechanisms that preserve and maintain traditional knowledge of the use of biodiversity resources for ethnic groups and local communities. d)Identify through a national and regional consultation process the capacity and need for the creation of a technical and scientific entity that can carry out the taxonomic investigations and other matters on biological diversity resources, for their conservation and sustainable use with a regional perspective. 2.Consultation workshop for the preparation of the Second National Report to the COP. 3.Support for the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) set up 4.A country-driven CHM Project.
GEF Project Grant
185,000 USD
GEF Grant
185,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
43,000 USD
Project Cost
228,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
27,750 USD
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