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In-situ Conservation of Crop Wild Relatives through Enhanced Information Management and Field Application

Project Summary

The objective of the project is the safe and effective conservation of crop wild relatives and their increased availability for crop improvement in Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Various government ministries of Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, UzbekistanInternational Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
335,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,827,025 USD
Co-financing Total
6,176,969 USD
GEF Agency Fees
498,500 USD
Total Cost 12,338,994.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Mar 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Apr 2000
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Mar 2004
Project closed
27 Oct 2018