Development of National Biodiversity CHM - Add On

Project Summary

Objective1: To promote further development of the national CHM through improvement of biodiversity information exchange under the priority thematic programs and cross-cutting issues;Objective 2: To identify priority thematic databases (information systems), to be compiled by integration of the already existing thematic datasets on the basis of common standards and formats, and to establish their linkage to the Web in order to facilitate fast public access to the information. Objective 3: To develop capacity and establish CHM network at the sub-national level, including regional (sub-national) and thematic focal points and to make plans and recommendations on how Russia will sustain the CHM from in country resources. Objective 4: To unify information support for decision making through further development of the institute of experts, establishment and maintenance of the information requests service.Objective 5: To develop the scientific and technical collaboration support mechanism on the basis of national and international experience through monitoring of potential partners' needs.Objective 6: To develop CHM to operate at an international level, including a dual language website.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Biodiversity Conservation Center (BCC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
375,190 USD
Co-financing Total
GEF Agency Fees
Total Cost 375,190.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Jun 2005
Concept Approved
03 Aug 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Aug 2005
Project closed