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Detail of GEF Project #1152

GEF Project ID1152
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Conservation and Participatory Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in the Inner Niger Delta and its Transition Areas, Mopti Region
CountryMali
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 12; 13; 15
Pipeline Entry Date1999-09-01
PDF-B Approval Date1999-12-20
Approval Date2003-08-25
CEO Endorsement Date2005-03-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-05-30
Project Completion Date2013-07-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyIFAD
Executing AgencyIFAD
Executing AgencyIFAD
DescriptionThis grant was initially a World Bank-IFAD initiative whose total ownership was transferred to IFAD in 2005 when IFAD signed the Memorandum of Understanding giving IFAD's direct access to GEF funds. This grant is fully blended within the IFAD-funded loan entitled, “Sahelian Area Development Fund" (SADeF). The global objective of this grant is the restoration, conservation and sustainable management of the ecosystems and their biodiversity in the Inner Delta of the Niger River and its transition zones. The project focuses on the protection and integrated management of biodiversity in ecosystems (“hotspots”) of national and global significance, such as around the three Ramsar sites, as well as on the restoration of the agro-sylvo-pastoral and fisheries potential through introducing biodiversity considerations and an ecosystem approach to sustainable natural resources management.
Implementation StatusProject grant CEO endorsed/IFAD approved. Grant Agreement between IFAD and Government of Mali was signed on 06JUN06 and the grant is effective. The following activities have been undertaken: - preparatory studies carried out (on participatory organisation of beneficiaries and identification/characterization of sites), - monitoring and evaluation manual prepared, - project implementation manual prepared, - annual programme of work and budget prepared, - project team selected and recruited.
PDF B Amount
326,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
6,326,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
13,590,000 USD
Project Cost
19,916,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
747,240 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
6,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
14,240,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
20,566,000 USD
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