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Detail of GEF Project #2702

GEF Project ID2702
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameStrengthening and Catalyzing the Sustainability of Nicaragua's Protected Areas System
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2; 3
Strategic ProgramBD-1
Pipeline Entry Date2005-03-17
PDF-B Approval Date2005-08-05
Approval Date2007-06-14
CEO Endorsement Date2008-07-09
GEF Agency Approval Date2008-12-22
Project Completion Date2012-12-01
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA)
DescriptionThe project goal is, "Nicaraguan society conserves biodiversity in-situ through a sustainable National Protected Areas System ". This is based on the goal of SINAP’s Development Strategy and responds to the nexus between Nicaragua’s large constituency of private property owners and their need for economic growth that must be balanced with the need for conservation of biodiversity. The project objective is, "The Nicaraguan Protected Areas System is effectively managed through legal reforms, strengthened institutions, sustainable financing and partnerships."
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,800,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,150,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,820,000 USD
Project Cost
5,970,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
193,500 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,800,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
4,622,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
6,772,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
193,500 USD
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