BS Development of Biosafety Mechanisms to Strengthen the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol in Guatemala

Project Summary

To assist Guatemala to put in place a well articulated, effective and transparent national biosafety system through the development of the necessary policies, regulatory and technical instruments, and local capabilities in order to meet national development needs.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Technical Office of Biodiversity (OTECBIO)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
20,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
616,364 USD
Co-financing Total
684,232 USD
GEF Agency Fees
63,636 USD
Total Cost 1,320,596.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
22 Jul 2008
Concept Approved
02 Jul 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Apr 2010
Project closed
10 May 2015