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Detail of GEF Project #1296

GEF Project ID1296
IBRD PO ID59144
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameThe Green Corridor
CountryVietnam
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date2003-05-21
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-09-02
Project Completion Date2008-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyWWF Indo China
DescriptionThis project will provide the additional resources required to demonstrate and ensure that by improving the management of productive landscapes, global conservation targets can be met whilst sustaining benefits to local communities and provincial coffers. This project will improve the capacity and increase the motivation of provincial authorities and local communities to cooperate for biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of natural resources.
Implementation StatusThe grant agreement has been signed by the Bank and countersigned by the Government in August 2003. WWF team has been established to execute the project. Several meeting with WB Hanoi Office took place to clarify roles and responsibilities on both sides and a field visit to Hue by TT was made to meet with Hue provincial government and counterparts. The Project National Director was appointed, Provincial Working Group was set up, and CTA was on board. An initial work plan was developed and being finalised. Procurement of project staff and office equipment and vehicles are proceeding smoothly and according to GA. Financial management/controls in place as agreed. The project is on-track.
GEF Project Grant
998,634 USD
GEF Grant
998,634 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,062,731 USD
Project Cost
2,061,365 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Project Documents

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