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Detail of GEF Project #458

GEF Project ID458
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity and Natural Resources Management Project
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 1; 4
PDF-B Approval Date1997-05-06
Approval Date1998-03-30
CEO Endorsement Date2000-05-17
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-06-13
Project Completion Date2008-09-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Forestry
DescriptionThe project will support the establishment of effective management for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in, and around, four priority protected areas. The selected areas were identified as national priorities and are representative of all four major biographic regions and provide examples of the main development challenges to biodiversity conservation and protected area management in Turkey. The project provides an opportunity to promote sustainable forest and wetland management and biodiversity conservation in areas which are coming under increasing pressure from development.
Implementation StatusA supervision mission was undertaken early December 2004 to evaluate project performance to determine if its status should be upgraded to 'Satisfactory', which appears likely in light of the findings from last mission. If further constraints prevent project upgrading, mission will identify key steps in terms of cancellation or restructuring, but neither are considered likely or desirable considering noted improvement in performance over the last six months.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,200,000 USD
GEF Grant
8,550,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,000,000 USD
Project Cost
10,550,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
8,190,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,350,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
11,890,000 USD
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