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Detail of GEF Project #65

GEF Project ID65
IBRD PO ID4870
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEl Kala National Park and Wetlands Complex Management
CountryAlgeria
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Approval Date1991-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-04-29
Project Completion Date1999-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyNational Conservation Agency; Ministry of Agriculture; El Tarf Wilaya
DescriptionThe project will develop and implement a management plan for the National Park and wetland complex in the El Tarf Wilaya, including undertaking base-line studies, protected area management, natural resource use development, monitoring and adaptive research, environmental education, institutional strengthening and establishing a conservation fund for NGOs and other local environmental groups.
Implementation StatusProject implementation has been unsatisfactory despite two extensions. Political conditions resulted in poor supervision. The project closed on June 30, 1999. An Implementation Completion Report was prepared in February 2000.
PRIF Amount
119,950 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,200,000 USD
GEF Grant
9,319,950 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,360,000 USD
Project Cost
11,680,000 USD
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