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Detail of GEF Project #1124

GEF Project ID1124
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Participatory Ecosystem Management In and Around Protected Areas, Phase I
CountryCabo Verde
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Pipeline Entry Date1999-10-01
PDF-B Approval Date1999-09-11
Approval Date2002-10-15
CEO Endorsement Date2003-07-25
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-10-01
Project Completion Date2008-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyGeneral Direction of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
DescriptionThe overall objective of the full project is to conserve globally significant biodiversity and ensure sustainable use of natural resources through an integrated approach whereby protected areas and community-based sustainable use activities are woven into a "win-win" package. Through this integrated community biodiversity conservation project and the implementation of the provisions of the National Biodiversity Strategy, long term solutions will be sought for better management of water, natural resources, land use, and invasive species.
Implementation StatusThe Project Coordination Unit moved to a new office. It carried out the following events : Mid Term Evaluation report submitted, under discussion ; training manual for protected areas management developed ; part time ICT technician recruited. At the SerraMalagueta and MonteGordo sites : cadastre survey, in partnership with municipalities, local communities and private landowners ; ecotourism information centers established ; training of local communities and associations on establishment and building of successful associations/NGOs ; reforestation program with planting of 4,000 endemic plants ; eradication of invasive species; training on Forest Fire Control for project staff and local community. At the SerraMalagueta site : forestry study, presentation of final results ; start construction of park office and other infrastructure ; building of nursery of endemic plants; training workshop for the community on Pano de Terra production ; micro-economist recruited. At the MonteGordo site : topographical survey for the camp site; two Peace Corps volunteers jointed the team.
PDF B Amount
346,500 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,585,600 USD
GEF Grant
3,932,100 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,706,900 USD
Project Cost
9,639,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,585,600 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
6,186,900 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
10,119,000 USD
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