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Detail of GEF Project #110

GEF Project ID110
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCentral Asia Transboundary Biodiversity Project
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4; 3
PDF-B Approval Date1996-09-05
Approval Date1997-11-01
CEO Endorsement Date1999-04-21
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-06-22
Project Completion Date2006-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMin. of Envt. (Kyrgyz); Min. of Ecology and Bioresources/State Forest Agency (Kazakhstan); Committee of Nature Protection (Uzbekistan)
DescriptionPreparation of management plans and investment programs for the project 4 protected areas; a social assessment to identify the impacts of PAs on local inhabitants and vice versa, and options for aligning conservation and economic activities, design of a public awareness component; institutional and legal assessments; assessment of training needs; detailed project costing.
Implementation StatusBased on the Bank Mid-Term Review supervision mission in September 2003, it was reported that implementation was going well. The project was showcased at World Parks Congress Meeting in South Africa and emerged as a good example of regional cooperation in ecosystem management. Cooperation among the three countries in implementing this project has been exemplary. A 24-month extension through 6/30/2006 was granted to enable the project to meet its objectives.
PDF B Amount
345,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,150,000 USD
GEF Grant
10,495,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,500,000 USD
Project Cost
13,995,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
10,150,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,500,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
13,995,000 USD
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