BS Regional Project for Implementing National Biosafety Frameworks in the Caribbean Sub-region - under the GEF Biosafety Program

Project Summary

To implement effective, operable, transparent and sustainable National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF) which cater for national and regional needs, deliver global benefits and are compliant with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) in 12 Caribbean countries

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
University of West Indies (UWI) with other regional collaborators and National Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
110,502 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,972,493 USD
Co-financing Total
6,897,582 USD
GEF Agency Fees
608,294 USD
Total Cost 12,980,577.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Oct 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Sep 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Apr 2011
Project closed