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Detail of GEF Project #3219

GEF Project ID3219
Funding SourceLeast Developed Countries Fund
Project NameReducing Climate Change-induced Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacial Lake Outbursts in the Punakha-Wangdi and Chamkhar Valleys
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramLDCF
Pipeline Entry Date2006-11-10
PIF Approval Date2007-09-06
PDF-B Approval Date2006-11-10
Approval Date2007-10-04
CEO Endorsement Date2008-03-06
GEF Agency Approval Date2008-04-08
Project Completion Date2013-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyRoyal Government of Bhutan Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Department of Geology and Mines (DGM), Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs’ Disaster Management Division (DMD),
DescriptionThis project was identified by the National Adaptation Programme of Action of Bhutan as a national priority to address the adverse impacts of climate change. Its goal is to enhance adaptive capacity to climate change-induced disaster impacts in Bhutan. As a contribution to the achievement of this goal, the project objective is to 'reduce climate change-induced risks and vulnerabilities from glacial lake outbursts in the Punakha-Wangdi and Chamkhar Valleys.'
PDF B Amount
180,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,445,050 USD
GEF Grant
3,625,050 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,486,224 USD
Project Cost
7,111,274 USD
GEF Agency Fees
362,505 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,445,050 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
4,036,224 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
7,661,274 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
362,505 USD
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