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Detail of GEF Project #1104

GEF Project ID1104
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation of the Montane Forest Protected Area System in Rwanda
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 4
Pipeline Entry Date2000-08-08
PDF-B Approval Date2003-09-03
Approval Date2005-06-08
CEO Endorsement Date2006-07-21
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-08-23
Project Completion Date2012-12-01
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyUNDP
DescriptionThe project seeks to ensure the conservation of Rwanda's in-situ biological diversity through holistic support to the strenthening of the national protected area system, its technical and financial sustainability, and its cooperative link to local, national and regional constituents. The seven year project will lay the groundwork for a long-term effective system of protected areas in Rwanda. The project will build constituencies at the local and national levels through organizing various and seek through participation of local communities to develop systems and techniques for sustainable use of biodiversity values. The GEF intervention will focus on protected areas of global significance; and the main components of the project include: (a) restoration and rehabilitation of PAs; (ii) Strengthening PA management nd policy; (iii) building constituencies and partnerships at local and national levels; and (iv) establishing co-ordinating mechanisms at national, sub-national and regional levels.
Implementation StatusThe PDF B implementation was slowed down by internal processes. It is now is well underway and the FP project is expected to be submitted to the May 2005 WP. The GEF total was scaled down in the approved PDF B Brief from US$8 M to US$M3.5.
PDF B Amount
297,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,450,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,747,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
7,980,000 USD
Project Cost
13,727,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,450,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
7,980,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
13,727,000 USD
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