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Detail of GEF Project #1047

GEF Project ID1047
UNDP PMIS ID2223
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NamePromoting Integrated Ecosystem and Natural Resource Management
CountryHonduras
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program12
Pipeline Entry Date2001-05-02
PDF-B Approval Date2001-10-11
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2004-02-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-05-24
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencySecretariat of Agriculture and Livestock
DescriptionThis project will demonstrate integrated ecosystem and watershed management for sustainable rural development with conservation of globally significant biodiversity, carbon sequestration and protection of national and international hydrological resources in three areas in Honduras. GEF resources will be used to incorporate integrated ecosystem and watershed management objectives, principles, techniques and practices into a rural development programme, called FONADERS 2, implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and financed by the International Fund for Agriculture and Development (IFAD). This integrated and complementary approach will reduce rural poverty as well as sustainably manage local natural resources and secure global environmental benefits. The project will serve as a demonstration for activities outside protected areas throughout the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.
Implementation StatusAs result of project consolidation, in this quarter the project started operating through the modality of quarterly advance budget assignments, thus speeding up the execution rate. Several relevant training actions were carried out aimed at strengthening the institutional counterparts. The most relevant were: Training course on GIS and training course on participatory planning. A booklet on Local Empowerment in the Custody Chain as part of the forest certification process was published. Two local projects for ecotourism initiatives were approved. A cooperation agreement was signed with the NGO AHDESA for building energy saving stoves and training local people in its use in 4 municipalities in TPA. Five demonstration farms started functioning in the same pilot area. In SPPA a training activity was carried out on honey production as part of the demonstration farm development actions. A workshop on legal framework and policy development to mainstream IEWM was carried out in coordination with AFNPP project and the Agenda Forestal Hodurena. The workshop used as discussion platform the Diagnosis of Environmental Legislation Enforcement carried out in TPA. A training action was also carried out with the Instituto Hondureno del Café, to train local counterparts in building and operation of ecological coffee processing plants in TPA. Delivery Rate: 44%
PDF B Amount
312,500 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,206,540 USD
GEF Grant
4,519,040 USD
Cofinancing Total
39,364,500 USD
Project Cost
43,883,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
548,300 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,206,540 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
39,364,500 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
43,883,500 USD
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