BS Institutional Capacity Building Towards the Implementation of the Biosafety Act 2006 and related Obligations to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Project Summary

To build capacity to implement the Biosafety Act 2006 and meet its international obligations to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

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
UNAM (Uni of Namibia), DRST (Directorate of Science, Research, and Technology), MoE (Ministry of Education), NABA (Namibian Biotechnology Alliance)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
510,000 USD
Co-financing Total
426,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
51,000 USD
Total Cost 961,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
19 Dec 2008
Concept Approved
19 Dec 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Aug 2011
Project closed
30 Sep 2015