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Detail of GEF Project #543

GEF Project ID543
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameTranscarpathian Biodiversity Protection
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4
Approval Date1991-12-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1993-04-28
Project Completion Date1997-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environmental Protection
DescriptionPart of the tri-country Transcarpathian Network, the project supports a biodiversity protection program (inventory, genetic studies, GIS critical habitat analysis), a resources management program to enable coordinated management of the discontinuous reserved areas of the Carpathians Biosphere Reserve, and training and institutional strengthening programs.
Implementation StatusExpansion of the Carpathian Biosphere Reserve (CBR) has been completed, and the reserve was awarded the European Diploma by the Secretariat of the Council of Europe, in recognition of the importance of the reserve and its activities. The Implementation Completion Report was produced on 6/26/98.
GEF Project Grant
500,000 USD
GEF Grant
500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
80,000 USD
Project Cost
580,000 USD
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