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
Project Approved
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 Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
260,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,517,618 USD
Co-financing Total
29,552,314 USD
GEF Agency Fees
551,761 USD
Total Cost 35,329,931.56 USD

Project Timeline

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