In-Situ Conservation of Genetic Biodiversity

Project Summary

This project will identify and establish in-situ conservation areas for the protection of genetic resources and wild relatives of important crops and forest tree species that originated in Turkey, providing for sustainable in-situ conservation of genetic resources in cereals, horticultural crops, medicinal plants, forest trees, and pasture grasses and legumes through an integrated ecosystem approach. Project components include site surveys and inventories, gene management zones (GMZ), data management, a national plan for in-situ conservation, and institutional strengthening.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
71
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Turkey
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
General Directorate for Agricultural Research of the Min. of Ag. and Rural Affairs
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1992

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,100,000 USD
Co-financing Total
600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 5,700,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Apr 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
30 Sep 1998