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Mainstreaming Biodiversity Information into the Heart of Government Decision Making

Project Summary

To ensure biodiversity is taken into account in decision making across government sectors by improving end-users’ access to and use of biodiversity information and embedding biodiversity information within national development decision making processes.

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
WCMC 3 Ministries of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
19,799,779 USD
GEF Agency Fees
475,000 USD
Total Cost 24,919,779.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Mar 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Apr 2014
Concept Approved
01 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Mar 2016
Project closed