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Detail of GEF Project #1491

GEF Project ID1491
IBRD PO ID505838
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLalkisale Biodiversity Conservation Support Project
CountryTanzania
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
PDF-A Approval Date2001-06-08
Approval Date2003-07-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-05-14
Project StatusIA Approved
Executing AgencyIFC
Executing AgencyIFC
DescriptionOverall project goal: to conserve biodiversity of the Lolkisale area as a habitat for migratory wildlife species, to use sustainable the natural resources of its ecosystems, and to share equitably the benefits with local stakeholders, through a joint venture between the local community represented by the Lolkisale Village Council (LVC) and a private sector tourism development company, the Tarangire Conservation Company Ltd. (TCCL). Project's objectives: 1. Strengthened conservation of the biodiversity of Lolkisale area as a habitat for migratory wildlife species. 2. Sustainable use of the natural resources of the Lolkisale ecosystems 3. Generation of sustainable economic benefits for conservation, sustainable use and community development activities in the Lolkisale area. 4. Strengthened capacity of local stakeholders to benefit from conservation and development activities.
Implementation StatusManagement approval received on May 14, 2004 and Grant agreement signed on August 24, 2004. Implementation has started and the first disbursement is expected in September 2004.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
450,000 USD
GEF Grant
475,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
410,000 USD
Project Cost
885,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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