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Detail of GEF Project #1735

GEF Project ID1735
UNDP PMIS ID1824
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation of Dry Forest and Coastal Biodiversity of the Pacific Coast of Southern Nicaragua: Building Private-Public Partnerships
CountryNicaragua
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 2
PDF-A Approval Date2001-01-02
Approval Date2004-09-02
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-12-17
Project Completion Date2010-10-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyFauna & Flora International
DescriptionTo demonstrate effective public-private partnerships in co-management of a protected area for the conservation and sustainable use of dry forest biodiversity and a turtle nesting area in the south Pacific coast of Nicaragua. The project will also provide the GoN with a general framework for the replication of the co-management model.
Implementation StatusApril-June 2007:The Management Plan submitted to MARENA for its final review was returned with comments, mostly from the Ministry’s Legal Department. After corrections, the document is once again in MARENA’s hands, for the official approval. With respect to Fundación Amigos de Chacocente, the directive board met twice during this period –being the first two meetings of this body—in which the first steps for a common-ground strategic plan were taken. Funding for complementary community projects was also approved in this period. A new M&E conceptual framework was designed for the PZC, which proposes an integral system to measure the Project’s effects and impacts; as well as the effectiveness in the management of the Refuge. Lastly, preparation for the Mid-term Evaluation of PZC took place during this period, including the approval of the ToRs and the work plan of the consultants.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
962,120 USD
GEF Grant
987,120 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,894,970 USD
Project Cost
4,882,090 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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