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Detail of GEF Project #400

GEF Project ID400
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation and Sustainable Use of Dryland Agro-Biodiversity of the Fertile Crescent
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
PDF-B Approval Date1997-11-01
Approval Date1997-11-01
CEO Endorsement Date1998-10-08
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-03-23
Project Completion Date2005-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyThe International Center for Agri. Research in the Dry Areas
DescriptionThe overall, long term global objective of the project is to ensure the continuous availability of agro-biodiversity in the Fertile Crescent that is essential, not only to the sustainable development of agriculture in that region, but also for global food security and production.
Implementation StatusJordan: The project was operationally closed in June 2005. The project has finalized its outputs and transferred its responsibilities to the staff and management of the National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer (NCARTT).
PDF B Amount
52,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,180,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,232,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
10,293,000 USD
Project Cost
18,525,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
8,124,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
29,598,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
37,774,000 USD
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