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Detail of GEF Project #1167

GEF Project ID1167
IBRD PO ID64438
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameGreater Addo Elephant National Park Project
CountrySouth Africa
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Pipeline Entry Date2000-03-24
PDF-B Approval Date2000-03-29
Approval Date2002-05-17
CEO Endorsement Date2004-01-28
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-02-24
Project Completion Date2010-10-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencySouth African National Parks
DescriptionThe proposed project is aimed at improving the conservation of biodiversity in the Greater Addo National Park. The project would specifically support activities to: (a) identify and protect areas of unique biodiversity inder threat; (b) identify the minimum area required to maintain ecological patterns and processes; (c ) reduce critical threats facing the park; (d) develop and implement a conservation plan; (e) promote sustainable ecotourism; and (f) promote capacity building in local communities to develop environmntally acceptable economic activities.
Implementation StatusThe project has become effective as of June 2004 and the implementation plans are going on. A supervision mission in September 18-22, 2004 has been planned to provide support to SANParks implementation of the resettlement action plans. The mission will review the current resettlement action plans, and progress made on implementation. In addition the Mission will review the recently received updated action plan.
PDF B Amount
339,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,839,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
34,442,000 USD
Project Cost
40,281,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
850,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
34,440,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
40,279,000 USD
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