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Strengthening the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in the Cook Islands

Project Summary

To develop and implement a national Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) framework, build national capacities and support an ABS Agreement based on Traditional Knowledge and Public-Private Partnership

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Cook Islands
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
The Cook Islands National Environment Service
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
28,767 USD
GEF Project Grant
930,137 USD
Co-financing Total
1,499,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
88,363 USD
Total Cost 2,457,904.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Oct 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Dec 2013
Concept Approved
23 Dec 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Feb 2015
Project closed