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Detail of GEF Project #367

GEF Project ID367
UNDP PMIS ID1337
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation of Biodiversity in the Eastern Wetlands
CountryUruguay
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Approval Date1992-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1992-11-22
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment
DescriptionDevelopment with government of Regional Wetlands Management Program including management strategy, water authority, and financial incentives to landowners. Project catalyses formation of local resource users group, develops more sustainable methods of rice cultivation, trains professionals in conservation techniques, analyzes government policies, and engages local municipality, land owners, and university to document and understand region's ecology.
Implementation StatusProject finalized. Final review available.
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,000,000 USD
Project Cost
3,000,000 USD
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