Assessment of Capacity Building Needs and Country Specific Priorities for the Implementation of the Action Plan for the National Strategy on Biodiversity (Add on)

Project Summary

1.Assessment of Capacity Building Needs. a)Evaluate the capacities and define the country specific priorities regarding the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.b)Identify and evaluate the institutional, human, and regulatory capacities that actually exist in the country, regarding access to benefits from the use of genetic resources.c)Identify the regulatory and institutional mechanisms that preserve and maintain traditional knowledge of the use of biodiversity resources for ethnic groups and local communities.d)Identify through a national and regional consultation process the capacity and need for the creation of a technical and scientific entity that can carry out the taxonomic investigations and other matters on biological diversity resources, for their conservation and sustainable use with a regional perspective.2.Consultation workshop for the preparation of the Second National Report to the COP.3.Support for the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) set up 4.A country-driven CHM Project.

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
General Directorate of Biodiversity (DiBio)/ Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (SERNA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
185,000 USD
Co-financing Total
43,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
27,750 USD
Total Cost 228,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Mar 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
28 May 2004
Project closed