Regional support for the Central Africa Forests Commission (COMIFAC) | ABSCH-TRG-CBI-SCBD-206407 | Capacity-building Initiative | Access and Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House

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Capacity-building Initiative (CBI)

  published:28 Jan 2016

Regional support for the Central Africa Forests Commission (COMIFAC)
Regional or sub-regional
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
Yes
No
No
On-going
August 1, 2015
September 1, 2017
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Detailed information
In line with the Convergence Plan, the design and implementation of national forest and environment programmes and the representation of Member States’ interests at international level have improved. ABS component: Basic trainings / support to capacity development in all 10 COMIFAC countries, reinforcesd support with ABS Initiative to three pilot countries (Cameroon, DR Congo, Burundi)
  • Government
  • Indigenous people and local communities
  • Experiential learning (e.g. on-job training, field/study trip, staff exchange, etc.)
  • Provision of capacity-building tools and resources
  • Institutional capacity-building
  • Trainings
Information on funding
  • Bilateral
  • Multilateral
USD$4,500,000.00
Capacity-building outcomes
Access and Benefit Sharing Clearing-House (ABS-CH)
  • Key area 1: Capacity to implement and to comply with the obligation of the Protocol
  • Key area 2: Capacity to develop, implement and enforce domestic legislative, administrative or policy measures on access and benefit-sharing
  • Key area 3: Capacity to negotiate mutually agreed terms
  • Key area 4: Capacity needs and priorities of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders, including the business sector and the research community
  • Key area 5: Capacity of countries to develop their endogenous research capabilities to add value to their own genetic resources
Additional Information