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Detail of GEF Project #1067

GEF Project ID1067
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Management
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
PDF-A Approval Date1999-09-01
Approval Date2001-11-09
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-11-03
Project Completion Date2008-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyDepartment of Parks and Wildlife Management (DPWM)
DescriptionThe project will assist the Government of Gambia to promote active stakeholder participation in biodiversity conservation and management inside and outside key protected areas. The processes and mechanisms will be initially developed in two contrasting sites and their replicability tested in at least one further site during project implementation. Identified sites are the Tambi, Bao Bolong and Niumi wetlands, The goal of the project is to conserve and sustainably manage globally significant biodiversity in coastal, marine and wetland ecosystems in Gambia. Its objectives are to strengthened coastal and marine protected area system and in-situ conservation of globally significant species and habitats in Gambia.
Implementation StatusA mission was undertaken in June 14-25, 2004 to assist Department of Parks and Wildlife Management meet the conditions for disbursement, in particular securing counterpart funds, and advancing the recruitment of key project staff (namely those in the Project Management Unit and the Technical Advisor); review and help finalize the Terms of Reference (TORs) for key project staff and consultants; initiate preparation of the MOU for project implementation with the Gunjur Environmental Protection and Development Group; and review of overall situation. The mission together with DPWM reviewed and updated the table of activities that were on going at the time of Project preparation.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
960,000 USD
GEF Grant
985,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
789,000 USD
Project Cost
1,774,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
960,104 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
789,000 USD
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