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Detail of GEF Project #101

GEF Project ID101
IBRD PO ID35311
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameInstitutional Capacity Building for Protected Areas Management and Sustainable Use (ICB-PAMSU)
CountryUganda
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
PDF-B Approval Date1995-11-02
Approval Date1997-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date1998-05-28
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-07-09
Project Completion Date2003-04-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyMinistry of Toursim, Wildlife and Antiquities
DescriptionProject will support mgt. and conservation of priority protected areas by strengthening the Uganda Wildlife Authority, making direct investments in rehabilitation of infrastructure and improving the mgt. of biologically critical protected areas, and building capacity for developing locally based tourism and other activities compatible with conservation that provide economic returns, such as sustainable collection of forest products in buffer zones. Project will emphasize planning, promotion and regulation of environmentally sustainable tourism by strengthening govt. capacity at all levels to facilitate tourism, and by providing a supportive envt. for private sector tourism development. Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities will recieve assist. to develop policies and laws promoting tourism and conservation, and to manage its many current projects and programs.
Implementation StatusAll components are making progress towards their objectives. The broad objectives of the project have been substantially met, which provided the rationale for proceeding with additional investments with the PAMSU project. A preliminary business plan was completed which will continue to be updated and revised as PAMSU is implemented. ICR submitted and approved on June 20, 2003.
PDF B Amount
289,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,289,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
11,850,000 USD
Project Cost
14,139,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
2,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
11,850,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
14,139,000 USD
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