Strengthening the Implementation of Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing Regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean

Project Summary

(1): To strengthen the capacity of countries to develop, implement and apply the CBD provisions related to access to genetic resources and benefit sharing as well as to traditional knowledge associated to these resources. (2): To increment the understanding and the negotiation skills of countries regarding ABS agreements /contracts, in a way that will contribute to align bioprospecting projects and national ABS decisions with the CBD, while also benefit progress under the CBD's International ABS Regime

Project Details

GEF Project ID
3855
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNEP-DELC, CAN, CCAD, OTCA, CARICOM, IUCN and WIPO
GEF Project Manager
Jaime Cavelier | jcavelier@thegef.org

Project Documents

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Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
850,000 USD
Co-financing Total
600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
85,000 USD
Total Cost 1,450,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Dec 2008
Concept Approved
07 Apr 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Mar 2011
Project closed
30 Jun 2014