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Detail of GEF Project #1123

GEF Project ID1123
IBRD PO ID68858
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDBSB: Wetland Restoration and Pollution Reduction Project - under WB-GEF Strategic Partnership for Nutrient Reduction in the Danube River and Black Sea
CountryBulgaria
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program8
Pipeline Entry Date1999-10-01
PDF-B Approval Date2000-11-09
Approval Date2001-05-11
CEO Endorsement Date2002-05-17
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-06-13
Project Completion Date2008-12-15
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Water
DescriptionThe objective of the project would be to reduce nutrient loads in the Danube and Black Sea by restoring floodplain sites along the Danube and the Black Sea coast. The project would finance wetland restoration activities in three priority sites along the Bulgarian section of the Danube: Oriahovo, Belene and Tutracan for a total of 14,200 ha., and several wetlands along the coast, to be selected during project preparation. The project would be part of the ongoing GEF facilitated regional nutrient reduction program for the protection of the transboundary waters of the Black Sea Basin and the restoration of ecosystem health in the Black Sea (SAP implementation). The project will include monitoring of wetland health and biodiversity status according to methodologies to be designed during the preparation phase.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
7,850,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,780,000 USD
Project Cost
13,630,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
7,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
5,780,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
13,630,000 USD
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