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BS: Development and Institution of A National Monitoring and Control System (Framework) for Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) and Invasive Alien Species (IAS)

Project Summary

To strengthen institutional capacity in the prevention and control of the introduction, establishment and spread of Invasive Alien Species (IAS) and management of LMOs in Cameroon through the implementation of a risk-based decision making process.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection (MINEP), Yaounde, Cameroon. (1) Coordination: IUCN, Cameroon Academy of Sciences (CAS), Biotechnology Centres (Yaounde 1, Buea), CBSD. (2) Task Forces: MINADER, MINEPIA, MINRESI, MINSANTE, MINCOM, MINMIDT, IRAD, MINFOF, TDC.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
93,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,800,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
240,000 USD
Total Cost 11,293,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Nov 2009
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Jan 2011
Project closed