Promoting the Application of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

Project Summary

To contribute to the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol by strengthening the national access and benefit-sharing (ABS) framework and facilitating access to genetic resources of guanacos for the development of an anti-diarrheal treatment.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINAMB); National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA); and Chubut Province
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
908,904 USD
Co-financing Total
3,307,186 USD
GEF Agency Fees
86,346 USD
Total Cost 4,266,090.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Apr 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
22 May 2014
Concept Approved
22 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
19 May 2016
Project closed