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Detail of GEF Project #1733

GEF Project ID1733
UNDP PMIS ID1458
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConsolidating a System of Municipal Regional Parks (MRPs) in Guatemala's Western Plateau
CountryGuatemala
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 4
PDF-A Approval Date2000-12-07
Approval Date2003-10-15
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-07-28
Project Completion Date2009-10-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyHELVETAS
DescriptionThis project will enhance decentralized and participatory conservation management in Guatemala by expanding and consolidating a network of municipal regional parks (MRPs) in the Western Plateau region.
Implementation StatusJan- March 2007: The operational planning and budgeting for each of the five municipalities were finished. Each municipality signed the annual agreement. 91 ha of forested and incentivated areas are coached and supervised by INAB. The implementation of the basic infrastructure in San Juan Ostuncalco, San Marcos and San Pedro Sacacatepequez have been achieved by 80%. A public sensitization on the main and transversal topic: water, was carried out. The project is in the final preparation for the edition of the booklet regarding environmental education for teachers. Monitoring activities on biodiversity and water resources were carried out. Different meetings with local and municipal groups were held in order to coordinate activities. Delivery Rate: Annual Budget for current calendar year $292,773.60 Budget expenditures to date $ 43,376.64 (Jan-March 2007)* Delivery rate (budget expenditure/annual budget) 15 % ** *There is a $ 88,579.00 Oct-Dec 2006-late expenditure report accounted for in 2007 period. Totaling $132,238.78. **Delivery Rate for 2007 without late report included.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
969,500 USD
GEF Grant
994,500 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,255,500 USD
Project Cost
2,250,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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