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Detail of GEF Project #121

GEF Project ID121
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameHonduras Biodiversity Project
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 4
PDF-B Approval Date1996-02-23
Approval Date1997-01-01
CEO Endorsement Date1997-08-26
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-10-07
Project Completion Date2005-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyDept. of Protected Areas and Wildlife (DAPVS); Environment and Natural Resources Secretariat
DescriptionThis UNDP/World Bank project is the Honduran link in the Meso-American Biological Corridor (MBC). The project will strengthen the protection and mgt. of 5 biologically rich protected areas in the MBC, representing a range of ecosystem types, as well as support ecologically compatible development demonstration projects in the surrounding buffer zones. Special attention will be given to indigenous peoples' development and gender issues. The project funds biological monitoring of protected areas and adjacent zones, institutional strengthening of the Forestry Administration Corp., DAPVS/local committees and environmental awareness activities. The assoc. IDA credit finances complementary activities in land administration/tenure, natural resources mgmt., institutional strengthening, protected area establishment and biological monitoring.
Implementation StatusApril-June 2003: PDF B activities completed. The GEF implementing agency for the full size project will be World Bank.
PDF B Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
7,300,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
41,700,000 USD
Project Cost
49,000,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
7,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
34,500,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
41,800,000 USD
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