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Detail of GEF Project #591

GEF Project ID591
UNDP PMIS ID1326
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NamePriority Actions to Consolidate Biodiversity Protection in the Sabana-Camaguey Ecosystem
CountryCuba
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Approval Date1998-11-01
CEO Endorsement Date1999-11-16
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-11-17
Project Completion Date2004-01-01
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Science Environment and Technology
DescriptionThe project is aimed at supporting the incorporation of biodiversity concerns into integrated coastal zone management. This consolidation phase project focuses on the northern archipelago of the Sabana-Camaguey Ecosystem (SCE) in central Cuba, which harbors marine and terrestrial biodiversity of global significance. The diversity is threatened principally by conventional tourism development , and more locally and to a much lesser extent, from over-fishing and agro-industrial pollution. The successfully completed of the first stage of the GEF-funded project (1993-1997) established the scientific and institutional foundations for biodiversity conservation through integrated management of the entire3 SCE.
Implementation StatusProject Document signed and implementation to begin January 2000.
GEF Project Grant
3,889,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,889,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
16,019,000 USD
Project Cost
19,908,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,889,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
16,040,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
19,929,000 USD
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