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Detail of GEF Project #2472

GEF Project ID2472
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameStrengthening Capacity to Control the Introduction and Spread of Alien Invasive Species
CountrySri Lanka
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Strategic ProgramBD-7
PDF-A Approval Date2004-10-01
PIF Approval Date2008-09-16
PPG Approval Date2008-10-21
Approval Date2008-11-13
CEO Endorsement Date2010-11-02
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment & Natural Resources
DescriptionTo build capacity across sectors to control the introduction and spread of invasive species in Sri Lanka, in order to safeguard globally significant biodiversity • 80\% of relevant agencies meet minimum standards [a. SOPs in place; b. All relevant staff trained in IAS control] • At minimum 10 joint initiatives are organized involving Agencies, Private Sector and NGOs through the NISSG/NFP on IAS control • At minimum 50,000 ha of globally important PAs benefit from IAS management actions, including 3,000 ha of protected area in Sri Lanka cleared of IAS with community participation.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
PPG Amount
105,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,825,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,955,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,415,000 USD
Project Cost
5,370,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
185,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,825,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,415,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
5,370,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
195,500 USD
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