BS Consolidation of National Capacities for the Full Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Panama.

Project Summary

To achieve an effective application of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, by implementing Panama's national biosafety regulatory framework and developing national capacities to properly handle Living Genetically Modified Organisms (LMO) for the safeguard of biodiversity.

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
ANAM (National Environment Authority)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
17,800 USD
GEF Project Grant
954,927 USD
Co-financing Total
1,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
95,493 USD
Total Cost 1,972,727.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Dec 2008
Concept Approved
17 Oct 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Aug 2011
Project closed