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Detail of GEF Project #360

GEF Project ID360
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRegional Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Amazon
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date1991-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1993-01-01
Project Completion Date2008-12-10
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyUNOPS
DescriptionDevelopment of regionally-compatible geographic information system and enhancement of national institutions' capabilities in eight nations to manage protected areas, rehabilitate degraded lands, institute suitable zoning plans, share information and assist Amazon Cooperation Treaty to develop regional strategies. Project also involves efforts with indigenous peoples to identify specific traditional knowledge and encourage adoption of these practices by local communities region-wide.
Implementation StatusProject completed. Final evaluation to be scheduled first quarter 2000.
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
855,000 USD
Project Cost
5,355,000 USD
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