Strengthening of Governance for the Protection of Biodiversity through the Formulation and Implementation of the National Strategy on Invasive Alien Species (NSIAS)

Project Summary

to strengthened the governance framework across the country to allow for an effective protection of biodiversity against the impacts of Invasive Alien Species (IAS).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
GEF Project Manager
Mark Zimsky |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
130,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,870,000 USD
Co-financing Total
18,032,888 USD
GEF Agency Fees
387,000 USD
Total Cost 22,032,888.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Sep 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Dec 2014
Project closed