Detail of GEF Project #3853

GEF Project ID 3853
Funding Source GEF Trust Fund
Project Name Building Capacity for Regionally Harmonized National Processes for Implementing CBD Provisions on Access to Genetic Resources and Sharing of Benefits
Country Regional
Region Asia and the Pacific
Focal Area Biodiversity
Strategic Program BD-8
PIF Approval Date 2009-05-11
Approval Date 2011-03-16
Project Status Under Implementation
Executing Agency ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)
Description The objectives of the project are to: (1) strengthen the capacity of Southeast Asian countries to implement the CBD provisions on ABS through the development of full and effective national ABS frameworks; (2) increase understanding of ABS issues among stakeholders and the general public and strengthen national capacity for country negotiators to have full understanding of issues and preferred options in the negotiation on the international ABS regime in a way that protects national interests and promotes equitable benefit sharing; and (3) improve public understanding of the contribution ABS can make to biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
750,000 USD
Project Cost
1,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
75,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
750,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
1,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
75,000 USD
Project Documents