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Detail of GEF Project #2585

GEF Project ID2585
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity EA Preparation of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, National Reports and Establishment of a National Clearing House Mechanism
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2004-12-06
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-12-06
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyFederal Ministry of Physical Planning and Environment
DescriptionThe major objectives of this project are: ·To develop and approve at government level a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), as required by CBD Article 6a and in accordance with CoP Decisions II/7, III/9 and III/21; ·To establish and operate an information network through the National Biodiversity Clearinghouse Mechanism (CHM), in accordance with CBD Article 18 and CoP Decisions I/3, II/3, III/4, IV/2, V/14, and VI/18; ·To prepare and submit to the CBD 1st and 2nd National Reports, in accordance with CBD Article 26 and CoP Decisions II/17, III/9, IV/14 and V/19; and ·To assess priority capacity building needs for managing the use and conservation of biodiversity in BiH, in accordance with the GEF Guidelines for Additional Funding of Biodiversity Enabling Activities (Expedited Procedures) issued in February 2000.
Implementation StatusProject commenced in 2006 and has made good progress. All progress reports and financial reports received upto June 2007. First national report to the CBD ready in Bosnian language. Closure expected by April 2008.
GEF Project Grant
287,904 USD
GEF Grant
287,904 USD
Cofinancing Total
37,246 USD
Project Cost
325,150 USD
GEF Agency Fees
43,186 USD
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