Multi-Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacity on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision-making

Project Summary

To Build and Strengthen Institutional Capacities for LMO Detection in Support of National Decision Making Processes in Biosafety Regulatory Systems in the Southern Africa Region

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
Participating Laboratories: Agola, Congo Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Namibia and Regional Agricultural and Envornment Initiatives network-Africa (RAEIN-AFRICA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
115,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,860,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,546,752 USD
GEF Agency Fees
366,700 USD
Total Cost 10,521,752.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Feb 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Apr 2014
Concept Approved
01 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Dec 2016
Project closed