Cook Islands Nagoya Protocol (ABS_FE)

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, Samoa
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
Completion Date:
Management Response:
Evaluation Budget(US $):


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Download document FINAL TOR Nagoya Protocol Cooks TE.pdf tor English 1716.77 KB Posted 59
Download document ABS Nagoya Cook Islands_TE Final Report.pdf report English 1455.88 KB Posted 43
Download document PIMS 5317 CKI ABS TE Management Response8.1.20.docx related-document English 36.87 KB Posted 33
Download document PIMS 5317 CKI ABS TE Management Response8.1.20.docx related-document English 36.87 KB Posted 32
Title Cook Islands Nagoya Protocol (ABS_FE)
Atlas Project Number: 00089162
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, Samoa
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 02/2020
Planned End Date: 07/2019
Management Response: Yes
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 2.1.1 Low emission and climate resilient objectives addressed in national, sub-national and sectoral development plans and policies to promote economic diversification and green growth
Evaluation Budget(US $): 20,000
Source of Funding: GEF/NPIF
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 20,120
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Amal Aldababseh Evaluator JORDAN
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Strengthening the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in the Cook Islands
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Biodiversity
Project Type: EA
GEF Phase: GEF-1
GEF Project ID: 00089162
PIMS Number: 5317
Key Stakeholders: Government of Cook Islands,
Countries: SAMOA

Recommendation 1. NES to develop a project terminal report that includes the project exit strategy to ensure the Project’s results sustainability (UNDP/NES)


Recommendation 2. NES to follow up vigorously on the remaining project’s activities and transfer the needed funds to CIMTECH to ensure that component 3 of the project finalized its work before project closure 


Recommendation 3. NES to institutionalize linkages with other ongoing activities and initiatives to ensure the delivery of the remaining results like Ridge-to-Reef and the National Environmental Policy and Act review initiative (NES).


Recommendation 4. NES to develop a dissemination plan, through its media and education team, for the project “public awareness and outreach tools” to ensure future initiatives would build on the Project activities and results and will incorporate the project’s products in its work


Recommendation 5. The work on ABS has just begun through this Project. The GoCIs should develop clear mechanisms concerning the follow up on CIMTECH activities pertaining to the project’s activities


 Recommendation 6. As other countries are working on and/or planning to work on ABS. NES and UNDP to capture lessons learned from this Project and share at the national/ regional/ and global level. The successful involvement of the private sector and the expected benefits the local healers through the Koutu Nui receive, should be documented and shared 

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