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Detail of GEF Project #21

GEF Project ID21
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCommunity Conservation and Compatible Enterprise Development on Pohnpei
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Approval Date1999-07-21
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-05-08
Project Completion Date2005-10-01
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyThe Nature Conservancy; Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP)
DescriptionThis project is designed to assist the Government of the FSM in meeting its obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity through protecting Pohnpei's globally significant terrestrial and marine biodiversity. It will also develop and implement an innovative model for community-based biodiversity conservation based on Pohnpei's Watershed Management Strategy: Building a Sustainable Future: 1996-2000.
Implementation StatusTwo half-day workshops were carried out with the PRMC’s Watershed Committee. The Governor has signed the revised WFR Rules and Regulations. An MOU between all the implementing agencies (state, municipal and NGOs) has been developed and is now under review by the AG’s Office. Surveillance Contracts with the Municipalities of U and Madolenihmw have been signed and implemented. Contracts with Kitti, Nett and Sokehs will be signed once the WFR Boundary Line in those areas is surveyed and demarcated. A total of 5.17 miles of the WFR Boundary Line has been surveyed and demarcated. The Survey Team expects to have all of Madolenihmw completed by end of August 2003. Sakau clearing monitoring exercise has been carried out in the fourteen (14) selected areas.
GEF Project Grant
748,244 USD
GEF Grant
748,244 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,452,660 USD
Project Cost
2,200,904 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
1,452,660 USD
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