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Detail of GEF Project #77

GEF Project ID77
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Collections
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date1992-04-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-06-29
Project Completion Date2001-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyResearch and Development Center for Biology (PPPB) of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI); Herbarium Bogoriense and Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense
DescriptionProject strengthens the capacity of the Research and Development Center for Biology (PPPB) to manage systematic collections, including the establishment of a computerized database which will serve as a basic reference tool for biodiversity inventory and monitoring. Potential information users in other sectors will provide advice on database development. Specific components include human resource development, collections maintenance and development, improvement of research facilities, and publications and user products.
Implementation StatusThe project was closed on March 31, 2001. A Bank mission carried out the final evaluation of the project on February 5-15, 2001. The mission rated the overall achievement of the project objective, outputs and outcomes as "Satisfactory". Through the project, significant achievements have been made in building the capacity of staff of the Research and Development Centre for Biology in rehabilitating and managing the valuable biological collections in the Herbarium and Museum, and in developing world-class taxonomy and biodiversity facilities in Indonesia. The project has also developed a fully functional software for collection management, the Indonesian Biodiversity Information System, for both Botany and Zoology. Implementation Completion Report (ICR) was delivered on September 19, 2001.
PRIF Amount
1,560,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,200,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,760,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
4,200,000 USD
Project Cost
12,960,000 USD
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