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Development and Application of Decision-support Tools to Conserve and Sustainably use Genetic Diversity in Indigenous Livestock and Wild Relatives

Project Summary

The immediate objective of the project is to develop and test tools which can be used in decision-making to support the conservation of indigenous farm animal genetic diversity in developing countries.NOTE:For earlier comments on concept note and PDF-B, please see database entry.

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
Bangladesh Agricultural Univiversity, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics; Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Animal Sciences Division; Universty of Peradeniya, Department of Animal Science, Sri Lanka; SEE REMARKS FOR OTHER Eas
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
900,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,982,770 USD
Co-financing Total
3,971,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
243,277 USD
Total Cost 6,853,770.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Nov 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
13 Jun 2003
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
25 Nov 2008
Project closed