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Detail of GEF Project #2450

GEF Project ID2450
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRio Grande Do Sul Biodiversity Conservation
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Strategic ProgramBD-4
Pipeline Entry Date2004-03-22
PIF Approval Date2007-11-16
PDF-B Approval Date2004-03-22
Approval Date2007-11-16
CEO Endorsement Date2009-10-21
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyState Secretariat of Coordination and Planning, Special Projects Department
DescriptionTo promote the conservation and restoration of biodiversity in the state’s grassland ecosystem by mainstreaming biodiversity conservation within the forestry, agriculture, and livestock productive landscapes. The project’s objective will be achieved by: (i) promoting actions that assist farmers to restore and maintain priority areas for biodiversity conservation where ecosystem fragility and threats to biodiversity occur; (ii) conserving biodiversity by strengthening the implementation of public policies that enhance the development of improved management systems and production practices, including raising awareness and building institutional capacity; and (iii) securing the functions, dynamics and evolution of threatened ecosystems and endemic species while consolidating the network of protected areas within the biome.
PDF B Amount
349,488 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,349,488 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,100,000 USD
Project Cost
11,449,488 USD
GEF Agency Fees
534,949 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
6,108,358 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
11,457,846 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
534,949 USD
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