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Detail of GEF Project #1204

GEF Project ID1204
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameOECS Protected Areas and Associated Sustainable Livelihoods
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Pipeline Entry Date2000-10-18
PDF-B Approval Date2000-11-29
PDF-B(Supplemental Approval Date2003-04-09
Approval Date2004-03-22
CEO Endorsement Date2004-04-19
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-05-20
Project Completion Date2011-07-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyEnvironment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
DescriptionThe development objective of the project is to contribute to the economic development of the Small Island Development States (SIDS) of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) region through (I) the strengthening of existing and the creation of new protected areas; and (b) providing environmentally sustainable economic opportunities for communities living in the surrounding areas. This will be accomplished by: (I) improving the relevant, policy regulatory, and institutional arrangements in the participating countries; (b) establishing or strengthening a number of demonstration PAs including providing support for the development of new and alternative livelihoods for communities living in the proximity of these sites; and (c) improving institutional capacity to manage PAs in the region.
Implementation StatusThe project became effective on December 1st 2004. The project launch was held from December 14 - 17, 2004.
PDF B Amount
114,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,700,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,924,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,871,000 USD
Project Cost
7,795,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
559,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,700,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,870,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
7,794,000 USD
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