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Detail of GEF Project #1446

GEF Project ID1446
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon by the Indigenous Ashaninka Population
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
PDF-A Approval Date2001-10-30
Approval Date2003-09-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-10-19
Project Completion Date2009-10-14
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyROCAM (Amazonian Promotion and Training Team) and Agro Accion Alemana (a German NGO)
DescriptionGlobally significant biodiversity within Asháninka territories and surrounding state forestlands is conserved under community management, and alternative livelihood opportunities benefit local inhabitants and reduce pressure on natural resources.
Implementation StatusThis Medium Size Project was approved by the GEF's CEO on September 15, 2003. The project activities started in February 2005. An inception workshop to adjust the logical framework and annual work plan was held in October 2004 with participation of PROCAM staff, UNDP CO and UNDP/GEF RCU. A first visit to the executing agency’s premises in Satipo was held last June. The project team is now fully conformed. UNDP CO and UNDP/GEF RCU, and the executing agency have agreed to hire a senior consultant to help PROCAM to design the annual work plan for 2006. During the visit to Satipo, a customary briefing on GEF monitoring and evaluation requirements was conducted. In addition, meetings with Ashaninka leaders were held to inform them about the project and roles and responsibilities among parties involved.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
556,980 USD
Project Cost
1,556,980 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
556,980 USD
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