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Assessment of Capacity-building Needs and Country-specific Priorities in Biodiversity

Project Summary

1.Assist the Government of Syria (MoE/NBU) in further assessing capacity building needs, identify Syria specific priorities, analyzing institutional and functional capabilities and determining mechanisms necessary to protect national biodiversity in accordance with the NBSAP recommendations, and the GEF and CoP/CBD guidelines; and2.Enable the MoE to undertake the necessary consultative process required to prepare/adopt and submit the Second National Report on biodiversity in line decision V/19 of the CoP/CBD.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Unit for Biodiversity, General Commission for Environmental Affairs
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
120,000 USD
Co-financing Total
60,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
15,000 USD
Total Cost 180,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Nov 2000
Concept Approved
22 Feb 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Feb 2001
Project closed