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Detail of GEF Project #1749

GEF Project ID1749
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLake Pomorie Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Management Project
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
PDF-A Approval Date2003-02-27
Approval Date2005-01-04
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-02-17
Project Completion Date2010-02-01
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyGREEN BALKANS CONSERVATION NGO, Municipal government, private sector, Ministry of Environment and Waters
DescriptionThis Project aims to promote the sustainable management of the Pomoriisko Lake and wetland ecosystem by fostering a combination of restoration, conservation and sustainable production activities. Through a partnership comprised of an NGO, the local municipality and the private sector, the project will integrate the conservation of globally important bird habitat and unique hyper-saline plant and animal communities with the sustainable management of tourism and the area’s natural resources.
Implementation StatusAll preparation activities were completed and (PDF-A grant) Completion Report was delivered. The main project was made effective on 3/8/2005 and the initial disbursement was processed now that the World Bank has received and accepted the Memorandum of Understanding between Green Balkans (NGO) and the Municipality. The mission undertaken in May 2005 confirmed that the overall the project is progressing satisfactorily.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
863,100 USD
GEF Grant
888,100 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,118,090 USD
Project Cost
2,006,190 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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