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Detail of GEF Project #541

GEF Project ID541
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameReducing Biodiversity Loss at Cross-Border Sites in East Africa
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4; 3; 2
PDF-B Approval Date1996-06-01
Approval Date1997-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date1998-02-04
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-03-19
Project Completion Date2003-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyNational governments of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; FAO - UNOPS
DescriptionActivities include the development and implementation of processes that bring together traditional local and modern agency perspectives on a range of activities including land use and tenure systems, resource and biodiversity values, management systems, decision making systems, and associated incentives, regulatory structures and policy instruments. Success will be dependent on the development of a fully participatory and cooperative process of learning, exchange and sharing of information. Policy, legal and institutional restructuring and reform will be carried out in order to institutionalize the cooperative processes established.
Implementation StatusThe final regional workshop on policy processes is planned for March 7/8 in Arusha - the last formal project activity. Kenya forest planning activity ended in Dec 2004.
PDF B Amount
244,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
12,655,000 USD
GEF Grant
12,899,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,270,000 USD
Project Cost
18,169,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
12,655,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
12,899,000 USD
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