Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework of Cambodia

Project Summary

The goal of the project is to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia to put in place a workable and transparent national biosafety framework, in line with national development priorities, Agenda 21 and the CBD. Specific objectives are to assist the country to:- establish and consolidate a fully functional and responsive regulatory regime in line with Cartagena Protocol and national needs and priorities.- establish and consolidate a functional national system for handling requests, carry out risk assessment decision-making and administrative tasks.- establish and consolidate a functional national system for "follow-up" activities such as monitoring of risk exposure and environmental effects, and strengthening of enforcement mechanisms, institutions and procedures.- establish and consolidate a functional national biosafety system for public awareness, education, participation, and access to information.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
641,280 USD
Co-financing Total
459,125 USD
GEF Agency Fees
57,715 USD
Total Cost 1,100,405.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 May 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Mar 2006
Project closed
01 Jun 2010