Biodiversity EA Preparation of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, National Reports and Establishment of a National Clearing House Mechanism

Project Summary

The major objectives of this project are:·To develop and approve at government level a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), as required by CBD Article 6a and in accordance with CoP Decisions II/7, III/9 and III/21;·To establish and operate an information network through the National Biodiversity Clearinghouse Mechanism (CHM), in accordance with CBD Article 18 and CoP Decisions I/3, II/3, III/4, IV/2, V/14, and VI/18;·To prepare and submit to the CBD 1st and 2nd National Reports, in accordance with CBD Article 26 and CoP Decisions II/17, III/9, IV/14 and V/19; and ·To assess priority capacity building needs for managing the use and conservation of biodiversity in BiH, in accordance with the GEF Guidelines for Additional Funding of Biodiversity Enabling Activities (Expedited Procedures) issued in February 2000.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Federal Ministry of Physical Planning and Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
287,904 USD
Co-financing Total
37,246 USD
GEF Agency Fees
43,186 USD
Total Cost 325,150.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 Aug 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Dec 2004
Project closed