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Detail of GEF Project #2132

GEF Project ID2132
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameWB-GEF MED Neretva and Trebisnjica Management Project - under Investment Fund for the Mediterranean Sea LME Partnership
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program9
Pipeline Entry Date2003-06-16
PDF-B Approval Date2003-08-04
Approval Date2006-08-28
CEO Endorsement Date2008-05-12
GEF Agency Approval Date2008-05-29
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyFederation of Bosnia Herzegovina Ministry of Physical Planning & Environmnet; Republika Srbska Ministry of Agriculture & Water Resources; and Crotia Ministry of Environmental Protection & Physical Planning
DescriptionProject goal and objectives: The goal of the project would be to ensure the effective and environmentally sound management of the transboundary Neretva River Basin. The general project objective is to catalyze a more integrated approach to water resource management in the Neretva River Basin in order to improve the integrity of the ecosystem. The global environmental objective is to conserve the water and land resources, and biodiversity of an globally important watershed. The development objective is to improve the ecosystem functioning of a transboundary river basin. The project aims to demonstrate and measure the benefits of a transboundary ecosystem management approach, utilizing integrated water management principles, in relationship to the improvement of water and land resources use, and biodiversity conservation. The proposed project will develop joint strategies for dealing with common issues and problems; define a mechanism for implementing those strategies; and support implementation of the strategies. The project will establish credibility for regional ecosystem management and prove the value of binational cooperation.
PDF B Amount
430,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,430,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
13,150,000 USD
Project Cost
21,580,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
8,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
13,150,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
21,580,000 USD
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