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Detail of GEF Project #55

GEF Project ID55
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameWest Africa Pilot Community-Based Natural Resource and Wildlife Management
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Approval Date1992-12-01
CEO Endorsement Date1995-09-14
GEF Agency Approval Date1995-09-14
Project Completion Date2004-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyLocal community wildlife management groups
DescriptionThe project will design and implement community-based wildlands and wildlife rehabilitation, utilization and conservation programs based on the "gestion de terroirs" approach at three sites totalling 4,800 square kms in the Comoe ecosystem in southwestern Burkina Faso and northern Cote d'Ivoire, an area recognized as one of the most important remaining natural savannah ecosystems in the region. The project comprises: (a) land use planning; (b) community land management; (c) capacity building and training; (d) habitat improvement and animal herd reconstruction; and (e) sustainable subsistence and commercial utilization of wildlife.
Implementation StatusThe project is closed after most of the grant money is disbursed. The ICR needs to be finalized with all the comments received and then needs to be submitted for final approval.
PRIF Amount
901,040 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
7,901,040 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,190,000 USD
Project Cost
14,091,040 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
7,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
6,190,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
14,091,040 USD
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