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Detail of GEF Project #1852

GEF Project ID1852
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLinking and Enhancing Protected Areas in the Temperate Broadleaf Forest Ecoregion of Bhutan (LINKPA)
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date2003-01-07
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-04-30
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyWWF Bhutan
DescriptionTo strengthen management of biological corridors and protected area network in the broadleaf forest ecoregion based on a landscape scale conservation approach.
Implementation StatusThe project is on track to meeting its objectives and approaching its operational closure in second quarter of 2008. Various studies initiated on the faunal, avifaunal and grazing ecology has been completed. Following a national level workshop on biological corridor management, various governance options for the corridors were discussed with the stakeholders including the local communities. The evaluation of the integrated conservation and development program was completed with technical support of the Nature Conservation Division.
GEF Project Grant
792,000 USD
GEF Grant
792,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,063,000 USD
Project Cost
1,855,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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