Development of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), Assessment of Capacity Building Needs for In-situ and Ex-situ Biodiversity Conservation

Project Summary

To enable Afghanistan to better meet its immediate obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity, especially in relation to Article 6 by developing a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, which incorporates the decisions and work programmes of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and submit it to the CBD Secretariat.To enable Afghanistan to assess its capacity building needs in priority areas for the conservation in-situ and ex-situ of its biodiversity.To increase public and political awareness and understanding of biodiversity conservation issues and the significance of in-situ and ex-situ conservation measures

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Enabling Activity
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
National Environmental Protection Agency(NEPA); Forestry and Rangeland Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
394,000 USD
Co-financing Total
70,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
39,400 USD
Total Cost 464,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Apr 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Jun 2010
Project closed
31 Mar 2012