National Capacity Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environmental Management

Project Summary

The NCSA exercise in Sao Tome and Principe has three main objectives:1) Identify and confirm priority actions in the thematic areas of biodiversity, climate change, and desertification.2) Assess capacity development needs common to the three thematic areas and specific to each of them.3) Strengthen coordination and follow-up of national environmental management activities with global significance, including requests for external assistance and the awareness-raising of relevant target groups.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Sao Tome and Principe
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
33,750 USD
Total Cost 235,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 May 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Feb 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Jun 2004
Project closed