Developing the Microbial Biotechnology Industry from Kenya's Soda Lakes in line with the Nagoya Protocol

Project Summary

The utilization of microbial genetic resources within the protected Kenyan Soda lakes for research,development and commercialization of industrial enzymes and bio‐pesticides for improved resource management andlivelihoods in compliance with the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing

Project Details

GEF Project ID
5626
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Project Approved
Country
Kenya
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNEP Division of Environmental Laws and Conventions, UNEP DELC and Kenya Wildlife Service, KWS
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:
2014

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
913,265 USD
Co-financing Total
1,751,845 USD
GEF Agency Fees
86,735 USD
Total Cost 2,665,110.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
28 Oct 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Dec 2013
Project closed