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Detail of GEF Project #197

GEF Project ID197
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Biodiversity Protection in the Sarstun-Motagua Region
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 4
Approval Date1995-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date1996-11-30
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-04-15
Project Completion Date2005-03-01
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyNational Council of Protected Areas (CONAP)
DescriptionThis project protects a wide array of threatened ecosystems containing globally important biodiversity by launching an integrated program for resources conservation and sustainable use in the Sarstun-Montagua region, focusing on the management of the nine protected areas. Project is based on premise that programs for biological conservation must include the promotion of sustainable economicuses of biological resources by communities living in and around the protected areas.
Implementation StatusProject under implementation . Mid-term evaluation available. Substantive revision being prepared in order to include community work and gender issues into activities and reflect co-financing negotiations with other donors.
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,700,000 USD
Project Cost
9,700,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
6,700,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
10,700,000 USD
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