Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use for Improved Human Nutrition and Well-being

Project Summary

To strengthen the conservation and sustainable management of agricultural biodiversity through mainstreaming into national and global nutrition, food and livelihood security strategies and programmes.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Bioversity International (Italy), Ministerio do Meio Ambiente, Secretaria de Biodiversidade e Florestas (Brazil), Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Ministry of Environment/Department of Agriculture (Sri Lanka)
GEF Project Manager
Mark Zimsky |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
260,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,517,618 USD
Co-financing Total
8,410,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
551,762 USD
Total Cost 14,187,618.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Oct 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Aug 2009
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Nov 2011
Project closed
01 Oct 2016