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A Bottom Up Approach to ABS: Community Level Capacity Development for Successful Engagement in ABS Value Chains in Cameroon (Echinops giganteus)

Project Summary

To ensure that the local community participates successfully in ABS-compliant value chains (related to Echinops giganteus and Mondia whiteii).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Multi Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Protectionof Nature and SustainableDevelopment
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
40,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,700,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
85,500 USD
Total Cost 2,640,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Apr 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Jun 2014
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Jun 2016
Project closed