BS Completion and Strengthening of the Cuban National Biosafety Framework for the Effective Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol

Project Summary

To deal with the technical, legal, infrastructural and biosafety management gaps faced by Cuba’s National Competent Authorities to ensure the successful and sustainable implementation of the Cartagena Protocol

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
National Center for Biological Safety of Cuba, Institute for Technologies and Applied Sciences, and Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
9,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
900,091 USD
Co-financing Total
1,018,552 USD
GEF Agency Fees
90,909 USD
Total Cost 1,927,643.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
19 Sep 2008
Concept Approved
19 Sep 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Oct 2010
Project closed