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Detail of GEF Project #2911

GEF Project ID2911
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameWest African Regional Biosafety Program
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 13
Pipeline Entry Date2005-12-19
PDF-B Approval Date2006-02-08
Approval Date2006-08-28
CEO Endorsement Date2007-10-19
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-11-13
Project Completion Date2012-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyWest African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
DescriptionThe global environment objective of the project is to protect regional biodiversity against the potential risks associated with introduction of LMOs into the environment. This will be achieved through the development of common science-based methods for risk assessment and management in the approval or rejection of LMOs' applications, in compliance with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) and other international standards.
PDF B Amount
700,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,400,000 USD
GEF Grant
6,100,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
15,540,000 USD
Project Cost
21,640,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
549,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,400,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
18,900,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
25,000,000 USD
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