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Detail of GEF Project #495

GEF Project ID495
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameKopacki Rit Wetlands Management Project
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date1998-11-06
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-06-15
Project Completion Date2003-09-01
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyKRMA
DescriptionUnder the GEF alternative, an expanded program would be implemented focusing on alternatives that generate global benefits. These include the preparation and implementation of a protection and management plan for the Reserve, a monitoring program, rehabilitation of infrastructure, procurement of equipment and training to enable the newly established Management Authority to protect and sustainable manage the reserve. Ecological and socio-economic monitoring will guide policy decisions on the impacts of subsistence and economic activities on biodiversity and of conservation on the livelihoods of the local population. Awareness raising campaigns and alternative income generating opportunities through ecotourism, also would contribute to the sustainable use of globally significant biodiversity.
Implementation StatusThe GEF grant closed in 9/1/2003 and a Completion Report was completed. The IBRD loan closing date has been extended to 12/3/1/2004 mostly for the completion of additional infrastructure financed under the flood protection and wastewater treatment components. The Completion Report was sent to ENV Anchor on 7/26/2004.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,100,000 USD
Project Cost
1,850,000 USD
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