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Detail of GEF Project #54

GEF Project ID54
IBRD PO ID2893
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Conservation
CountryUganda
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4
Approval Date1991-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1995-01-24
Project Completion Date2000-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyMinistry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
DescriptionThe project has established a trust fund, the income from which will provide a sustainable source of funds for the management of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks and the conservation of their biodiversity. A Trust Management Board, representative of local communities, NGOs and the government will allocate the fund's net income to selected park management, research and community ecodevelopment projects.
Implementation StatusThe project was rated highly satisfactory in all aspects and continued to perform beyond expectation. An ICR was submitted and approved on 6/29/2001.
PRIF Amount
430,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,430,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,310,000 USD
Project Cost
6,740,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,310,000 USD
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