Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management Project

Project Summary

The project will support the establishment of effective management for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in, and around, four priority protected areas. The selected areas were identified as national priorities and are representative of all four major biographic regions and provide examples of the main development challenges to biodiversity conservation and protected area management in Turkey. The project provides an opportunity to promote sustainable forest and wetland management and biodiversity conservation in areas which are coming under increasing pressure from development.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
458
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Turkey
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Forestry
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 10,550,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
06 May 1997
Concept Approved
30 Mar 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
17 May 2000
Project closed
31 Dec 2006