Developing a National Strategy and Legal and Institutional Framework on Access to Genetic Resources and Related Benefit Sharing and Traditional Knowledge in Line with the CBD and Its Nagoya Protocol in Algeria

Project Summary

To consolidate actions to conserve and sustainably use genetic resources and related traditional knowledge in Algeria through the development and implementation of a national strategy and legal and institutional framework on access and benefit sharing (ABS) in line with the CBD and the Nagoya Protocol

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,940,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,284,320 USD
GEF Agency Fees
184,300 USD
Total Cost 7,284,320.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
23 Apr 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
21 May 2014
Concept Approved
21 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Jul 2015
Project closed