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Detail of GEF Project #1895

GEF Project ID1895
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameImproved Certification Schemes for Sustainable Tropical Forest Management
CountryGlobal
RegionGlobal
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
PDF-A Approval Date2002-12-02
Approval Date2005-01-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-04-21
Project Completion Date2009-12-01
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyCIFOR, FSC INT, PROFOREST, Forest Stewardship Council National Initiative of Brazil, Forest Stewardship Council Regional Office in Cameroon, Forest Stewardship Council National Initiative in Mexico
DescriptionThe aim of this project is to develop the tools and incentives to help small forest managers, communities and NTFP collectors in the tropics to identify and protect biodiversity in the forests they manage (the 'Target Forests') through certification, whilst continuing to meet their own management objectives. The project will take place in three contrasted tropical countries in order to develop and test the tools in a range of situations. The tools will then be disseminated internationally through a series of regional training courses for groups developing and promoting certification standards in at least 10 tropical countries.
Implementation StatusProject under implementation.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
962,000 USD
GEF Grant
987,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
467,000 USD
Project Cost
1,454,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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