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Detail of GEF Project #1485

GEF Project ID1485
IBRD PO ID506393
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NamePoison Dart Frog Ranching to Protect Rainforest and Alleviate Poverty
CountryPeru
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
PDF-A Approval Date2001-11-02
Approval Date2003-04-11
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-01-30
Project Cancellation Date2007-05-23
Project StatusCancelled
Executing AgencyINBICO and Curmi, Peru.
DescriptionThe objective of the project is to promote sustainable cultivation of poison dart frogs for export, so local people can earn a better living from conserving the forest than by cutting it down. The project’s main outcomes are in three complementary areas: forest preservation, poverty alleviation, and frog conservation. The project also supports a few related beneficial outcomes.
Implementation StatusCEO Approval was received on April 11, 2003 and Management Approval was provided on Jan. 30, 2004. However, IFC held off on signing the Grant Agreement until it became clear that the local sponsor would be able to obtain the forect concession from the Peruvian Government. After many disruptions within the Peruvian Government, this finally appears to be the case. IFC will soon make the first disbursement.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
788,540 USD
GEF Grant
813,540 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,032,380 USD
Project Cost
1,845,920 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Project Documents

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