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Detail of GEF Project #2686

GEF Project ID2686
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Management of the Montecristo Trinational Protected Area
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4; 2; 1
Pipeline Entry Date2005-03-17
PDF-B Approval Date2005-03-17
Approval Date2006-03-31
CEO Endorsement Date2006-07-06
GEF Agency Approval Date2006-08-03
Project Completion Date2011-12-14
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyTrinational Commission the Trifinio Plan (CTPT)
DescriptionThe purpose of the proposed Project is to establish an efficient and operational trinational framework for the integrated and sustainable management of the Montecristo Trinational Protected Area (MTPA), and contribute to the consolidation of the biological corridors that connect it to the MBC within the Trifinio Region of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Jan 18 2006 WPI: The objective of this project is to support the initial implementation of the Integrated management plan of the Montecristo Trinational Protected Area in the Trifinio Region of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras through a trinational institutional framework operating in a participatory, integrated and effective manner as a means to conserve the biodiversity, natural processes and environmental services of local, regional and global importance provided by the MTPA and facilitate its integration into the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. The MTPA will be the first and only trinational protected area in the Americas to be administered in an integrated manner by a single management unit, under a single management plan and budget.
Implementation StatusIn execution (started May 2007)
PDF B Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,650,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,600,000 USD
Project Cost
9,250,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
328,500 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
5,740,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
9,390,000 USD
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