The Development and Production of Natural Dyes in the Choco Region of Colombia for the Food, Cosmetics and Personal Care Industries Under the Provisions of the Nagoya Protocol

Project Summary

To apply the Nagoya Protocol provisions on access and benefit-sharing through the development of nature-based products, benefit-sharing and biodiversity in the Chocó region of Colombia.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS), ECOFLORA SAS
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
20,091 USD
GEF Project Grant
980,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,017,102 USD
GEF Agency Fees
98,000 USD
Total Cost 3,017,193.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Sep 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Jan 2013
Concept Approved
28 Sep 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Oct 2013
Project closed
24 Aug 2017