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Detail of GEF Project #57

GEF Project ID57
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Conservation
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
Approval Date1992-04-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1992-12-10
Project Completion Date1998-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyNational Environmental Secretariat/NDPA National Environment Fund (FONAMA)
DescriptionThis project will protect representative samples of diverse and threatened ecosystems, and strengthen the government's institutional capacity to protect Bolivian biodiversity. Specific components of the project include support for the organization, implementation and follow-up of a National System of Protected Areas (SNAP) and the establishment of new priority protected areas. In addition, the project will include the development of alternative management systems for the protection of natural resources in buffer zones, the development of monitoring and evaluation systems, and adminstrative support.
Implementation StatusThe project closed on December 31, 1998. The ICR was completed in FY01.
PRIF Amount
40,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,540,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,850,000 USD
Project Cost
8,390,000 USD
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