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Sustainable, Accessible and Innovative Use of Biodiversity Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge in Promising Phytotherapic Value Chains in Brazil

Project Summary

To enhance global biodiversity benefits, as well as multiple national and local co-benefits, arising from the sustainable, accessible and innovative use of medicinal plants in Brazilian ecosystems, through the strengthening of promising phytotherapic value chains, based on indigenous and local communities’ traditional knowledge and in compliance with the applicable ABS regime.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
213,303 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,722,770 USD
Co-financing Total
27,726,195 USD
GEF Agency Fees
543,663 USD
Total Cost 33,662,268.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Sep 2016
Concept Approved
03 Oct 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
02 May 2018
Project closed