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Detail of GEF Project #1064

GEF Project ID1064
IBRD PO ID70232
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameStrengthening Capacity for Managing National Parks and Biodiversity
CountryGabon
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2; 3
Pipeline Entry Date2001-05-14
PDF-B Approval Date2001-05-04
Approval Date2005-06-08
CEO Endorsement Date2006-03-01
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-03-29
Project Completion Date2013-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Water and Forestry, Fisheries and Reforestation, in charge of Environment and Protection of Nature
DescriptionThe objective of the project is to protect and manage biodiversity in a sustainable way and contribute to the diversification of national economy through strengthened capacities of parks and wildlife authorities. The proposed GEF project is designed to complement the Gabon’s Forest and Environment Sector Program (PSFE), a sector wide, multi donor program led by the Ministry of Forests. The program is consisted of five components: 1) sustainable forest management including wildlife in production landscapes; 2) Fisheries and coastal zone management; 3) development of the national parks network; 4) valorization of other environmental goods and services; and 5) institutional strengthening research and training. The GEF project is designed to specifically support components 1 and 3 of the PSFE program. The IBRD loan will support component 1, 2, 4, and 5 of the PSFE. The GEF project will have its own project management and institutional arrangement with a Project Implementation Unit, separate from the IBRD loan program.
PDF B Amount
295,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
10,295,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
21,300,000 USD
Project Cost
31,595,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
927,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
10,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
16,700,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
26,995,000 USD
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