Stocktaking and Update of National Biosafety Framework of Mauritania

Project Summary

To assist Mauritania to update the status and capacity for the safe use of biotechnology and to strengthen Mauritania institutional capacity in the development and implementation of the National Biosafety Framework

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
35,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
878,000 USD
Co-financing Total
950,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
83,410 USD
Total Cost 1,863,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Nov 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
08 May 2014
Concept Approved
08 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Dec 2015
Project closed