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Detail of GEF Project #2485

GEF Project ID2485
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Conservation and Management in the Barycz Valley
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program12
PDF-A Approval Date2002-02-12
Approval Date2004-05-10
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-04-19
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyPTPP 'Pro Natura"
DescriptionThe project responds to the need for integrated ecosystem management of the Barycz Valley. The valley presents a mosaic of various ecosystem types (wetlands, agro-ecosystems, forest ecosystems) )and land uses ranging from agriculture, fisheries and protected areas. New developments put increasing pressure on the natural resources and the functional integrity of the ecosystems are under threat. The project will ensure conservation of biodiversity within the process of regional socio-economic development in the Barycz Valley. Lessons learned will be shared and replicated to other riverine valleys in Poland.
Implementation StatusGIS – Information System on the Barycz Valley with information on species and habitats has been created and tested. Currently the data base allows easy generation of summary reports and data selection. An application for the registration in EU regional products has been prepared. It has been consulted with the appropriate official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. In regards to the development of tourist center Implementing Agency decided to pass the rights of free rental of the historical forester’s lodge for the benefit of the locally based Barycz Valley Foundation. The contractor for delivery and execution of the septic tanks (containers) for liquid manure was chosen. The tanks have been already installed in selected locations
PDF A Amount
23,968 USD
GEF Project Grant
964,350 USD
GEF Grant
988,318 USD
Cofinancing Total
10,237,351 USD
Project Cost
11,225,669 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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