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Detail of GEF Project #1694

GEF Project ID1694
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment of the Econet for Long-term Conservation of Biodiversity in the Central Asia Ecoregions
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 4
PDF-A Approval Date2001-02-20
Approval Date2002-07-17
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-02-12
Project Completion Date2006-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyWWF-Russian Programme Office (WWF-RPO)
Description1. To elaborate the scheme of econet development, based on a regionally unified and integrated information management system (GIS), combining existing data on biodiversity and natural resource (at the regional scale), existing system of protected areas, economic development (traditional, recent, planned and probable alternatives), together with newly obtained data through limited targeted research to fill key gaps. 2. To elaborate and achieve agreement for a regional "Econet" development plan implementation. 3. To establish the necessary legal, institutional, technical and financial capacities and mechanisms within the region to allow the effective joint implementation of the Econet plan.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
775,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,385,000 USD
Project Cost
2,160,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
1,385,000 USD
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