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Detail of GEF Project #822

GEF Project ID822
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and First National Report and Clearing House Mechanism
CountrySao Tome and Principe
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational ProgramEA
Approval Date2000-04-12
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-11-30
Project Completion Date2004-10-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyDepartment for the Environment
DescriptionThe purpose of the proposed project is to enable the Government of Sao Tome and Principe to develop a biodiversity strategy in compliance with Articles 6 and 8 of the CBD and as a means of identifying priority actions for biodiversity conservation and management. The project will provide the resources to Government to prepare its first National Report to the Conference of the Parties. As such the project will also be an important first step in enhancing the capacity of Government and other stakeholders in various fields related to biodiversity and in identifying priority areas for biodiversity conservation and management in Sao Tome and Principe. Under the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM), the project will also provide minimal equipment to the focal point that will enable the Government to execute its responsibilities relative to the CBD.
Implementation StatusThe final report has been submitted and the project is closed.
GEF Project Grant
163,000 USD
GEF Grant
163,000 USD
Project Cost
163,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
54,000 USD
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