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Detail of GEF Project #762

GEF Project ID762
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameMaloti-Drakensberg Conservation and Development Project
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program4
PDF-B Approval Date1998-12-18
Approval Date2000-02-01
CEO Endorsement Date2000-04-24
GEF Agency Approval Date2001-09-13
Project Completion Date2009-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment, Gender and Youth Affairs
DescriptionEstablish and effectively manage a transfrontier conservation area including Sehlabathebe National Park in Lesotho and the Natal Drakensberg National Park in South Africa.
Implementation StatusThe project is under implementation. Supervision Mission was completed in July, 19-23, 2004. The overall finding of the mission is that project implementation is satisfactory. This finding is based on professional and extensive support provided to the mission by the project team and three ministries. This included a two day progress report workshop held with the PCU and line function ministry staff, one-on-one interviews with staff, a review of key documents provided to the mission including progress report number 6, a four month work plan, annual plan, district planning workshop report, the draft procurement plan, draft training plan and draft budget, presentation on project financial management requirements as well as data projector presentations for each component.
PDF B Amount
348,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
15,200,000 USD
GEF Grant
15,548,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
17,700,000 USD
Project Cost
33,248,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,476,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
15,250,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
18,300,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
33,898,000 USD
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