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Capacity building activities funded by the GEF in biosafety

Data extracted from the GEF project database (last update January 2012).

Regions: Africa | Asia-Pacific | CEE | GRULAC | WEOG

Total count

Regions / Countries GEF STAR-BD Eligible CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Africa: 53 52 49 10 39 4 14 47 23 5
Asia-Pacific: 56 46 41 2 36 3 13 30 11 -
CEE: 23 15 22 4 18 2 7 16 1 -
GRULAC: 33 33 29 2 28 3 6 27 15 17
WEOG: 30 1 21 - 2 - 1 2 - -
Total: 195 147 162 18 123 12 41 122 50 22

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CBD Region: Africa (AFR)

Regions / Countries GEF Eligible (BD) CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Algeria x x   x     x x  
Angola x x   x     x    
Benin x x   x     x x Imp-WAfr
Botswana x x   x     x    
Burkina Faso x x   x     x x Imp-WAfr
Burundi x x   x     x    
Cameroon x x x   x        
Cape Verde x x   x     x    
Central African Republic x x   x     x x  
Chad x x   x     x x  
Comoros x x   x     x x  
Congo x x   x     x    
Congo, Democratic Republic of the x x   x     x x  
Côte d'Ivoire x     x     x    
Djibouti x x   x     x    
Egypt x x x     x x    
Equatorial Guinea x           x    
Eritrea x x   x     x    
Ethiopia x x   x   x x x  
Gabon x x   x     x    
Gambia x x   x     x    
Ghana x x   x   x x x  
Guinea x x   x     x x  
Guinea-Bissau x x   x     x    
Kenya x x x   x        
Lesotho x x   x   x x x  
Liberia x x   x   x x x  
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya x x   x     x x  
Madagascar x x   x   x x x  
Malawi x x x       x    
Mali x x   x     x   Imp-WAfr
Mauritania x x x       x x  
Mauritius x x x     x x x  
Morocco x x   x     x    
Mozambique x x   x   x x    
Namibia x x x   x x      
Niger x x   x     x x  
Nigeria x x   x   x x x  
Rwanda x x   x   x x    
Sao Tome and Principe x           x    
Senegal x x   x     x x Imp-WAfr
Seychelles x x   x     x    
Sierra Leone x     x     x    
Somalia   x              
South Africa x x         x    
Sudan x x   x     x x  
Swaziland x x   x   x x x  
Tanzania, United Republic of x x   x   x x    
Togo x x   x     x x Imp-WAfr
Tunisia x x x     x x x  
Uganda x x x   x        
Zambia x x x       x    
Zimbabwe x x   x          

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CBD Region: Asia Pacific (AP)

Regions / Countries GEF Eligible (BD) CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Afghanistan x                
Bahrain                  
Bangladesh x x   x   x x    
Bhutan x x   x   x x x  
Brunei Darussalam                  
Cambodia x x   x   x x x  
China x x x   x        
Cook Islands x     x          
Cyprus   x              
Fiji x x   x     x    
India x x     x x   x  
Indonesia x x   x   x x    
Iran, Islamic Republic of x x   x   x x    
Iraq x                
Japan   x              
Jordan x x   x   x x x  
Kazakhstan x x   x     x    
Kiribati x x   x     x    
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of x x   x     x    
Korea, Republic of x x   x          
Kuwait                  
Kyrgyzstan x x   x     x    
Lao People's Democratic Republic x x   x   x x x  
Lebanon x     x     x    
Malaysia x x     x     x  
Maldives x x   x     x    
Marshall Islands x x   x     x    
Micronesia, Federated States of x     x          
Mongolia x x   x   x x    
Myanmar x x   x     x    
Nauru x x   x          
Nepal x     x     x    
Niue x x   x          
Oman   x              
Pakistan x x x       x    
Palau x x   x     x    
Papua New Guinea x x   x     x    
Philippines x x   x     x x  
Qatar   x              
Samoa x x   x     x    
Saudi Arabia   x              
Singapore                  
Solomon Islands x x   x          
Sri Lanka x x   x     x    
Syrian Arab Republic x x   x   x x x  
Tajikistan x x   x   x x    
Thailand x x   x     x    
Timor-Leste x                
Tonga x x   x     x x  
Turkmenistan x x       x      
Tuvalu x                
United Arab Emirates                  
Uzbekistan x                
Vanuatu x     x          
Viet Nam x x   x   x x x  
Yemen x x   x     x x  

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CBD Region: Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

Regions / Countries GEF Eligible (BD) CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Albania x x   x   x x    
Armenia x x   x     x    
Azerbaijan x x   x     x    
Belarus x x   x     x    
Bosnia and Herzegovina x x              
Bulgaria x x x   x        
Croatia x x   x     x    
Czech Republic   x   x   x x    
Estonia   x   x   x x    
Georgia x x   x          
Hungary   x x            
Latvia   x   x     x    
Lithuania   x   x   x x    
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of x x   x   x x    
Moldova, Republic of x x   x   x x x  
Montenegro x x   x     x    
Poland   x x   x        
Romania x x   x     x    
Russian Federation x   x            
Serbia x x   x          
Slovakia   x   x   x x    
Slovenia   x   x     x    
Ukraine x x   x     x    

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CBD Region: Latin America and Caribbean (GRULAC)

Regions / Countries GEF Eligible (BD) CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Antigua and Barbuda x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Argentina x     x          
Bahamas x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Barbados x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Belize x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Bolivia x x x            
Brazil x x         x   LAM-PubAw LAM-Compl
Chile x     x          
Colombia x x     x       LAM-PubAw LAM-Compl
Costa Rica x x   x   x x x LAM-PubAw LAM-Compl
Cuba x x x   x x   x  
Dominica x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Dominican Republic x x   x     x x  
Ecuador x x   x   x x x  
El Salvador x x   x     x    
Grenada x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Guatemala x x   x   x x x  
Guyana x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Haiti x     x     x    
Honduras x x   x     x x  
Jamaica x     x     x    
Mexico x x     x       LAM-Compl
Nicaragua x x   x     x    
Panama x x   x   x x x  
Paraguay x x   x     x    
Peru x x   x   x x x LAM-PubAw LAM-Compl
Saint Kitts and Nevis x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Saint Lucia x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines x x   x     x x Imp-Car
Suriname x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Trinidad and Tobago x x   x     x   Imp-Car
Uruguay x x   x     x    
Venezuela x x   x     x x  

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CBD Region: Western Europe and Other Groups (WEOG)

Regions / Countries GEF Eligible (BD) CPB Parties GEF Capacity Building funded projects
Pilot project
(1)
NBF-Dev
(2)
NBF-Imp Demo)
(3)
NBF-imp
(4)
BCH-I
(5)
BCH-II
(6)
Regional Projects
(7)
Andorra                  
Australia                  
Austria   x              
Belgium   x              
Canada                  
Denmark   x              
European Union   x              
Finland   x              
France   x              
Germany   x              
Greece   x              
Iceland                  
Ireland   x              
Israel                  
Italy   x              
Liechtenstein                  
Luxembourg   x              
Malta   x   x     x    
Monaco                  
Netherlands   x              
New Zealand   x              
Norway   x              
Portugal   x              
San Marino                  
Spain   x              
Sweden   x              
Switzerland   x              
Turkey x x   x   x x    
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland   x              
United States of America                  

Note: The exact name of the GEF funded projects are the following:
  1. Pilot Biosafety Enabling Activity (Pilot project, 1998-2000);
  2. Development of National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF-Dev, 2001-2007);
  3. Support to the Implementation of the National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF-Imp-Demo, 2002-2006);
  4. Support to the Implementation of the National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF-Imp, 2002-ongoing );
  5. Building Capacity for Effective Participation in the Biosafety Clearing House BCH (BCH-I, 2004-2008);
  6. UNEP-GEF Project for Continued Enhancement of Building Capacity for Effective Participation in the BCH (BCH-II, 2010-2012 );
  7. Regional projects:
    • West African Regional Biosafety Program (Imp-WAfr, 2007-2012);
    • Latin-America: Communication and Public Awareness Capacity-Building for Compliance with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (LAM-PubAw, 2008-2011);
    • Latin America: Multi-country Capacity-building for Compliance with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (LAM-Compl, 2008-2011).

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Update on 2012-02-08
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