Capacity Building for Access and Benefit Sharing and Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants

Project Summary

To ensure conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and associated traditional knowledge through conservation and sustainable use of medicinal plants and the effective implementation of a revised national access and benefit sharing (ABS).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Government of Ethiopia/Institute of Biodiversity Conservation (IBC) and other relevant government agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
135,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,047,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
204,700 USD
Total Cost 4,682,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Sep 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Apr 2012
Project closed
31 Dec 2018