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Detail of GEF Project #925

GEF Project ID925
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation of Montane Forest and Paramo in the Colombian Massif, Phase I
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3
PDF-A Approval Date1999-08-06
Pipeline Entry Date2000-02-02
Approval Date2001-02-12
CEO Endorsement Date2002-12-06
GEF Agency Approval Date2003-01-16
Project Completion Date2007-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of The Environment through the National Parks Service
DescriptionThe project would assist the Government of Colombia in conserving and sustainably managing globally outstanding biodiversity in the high mountain regions of the Colombian Massif
Implementation StatusProject implementation performance has maintained a steady pace with the last quarters registering gradual advances in the overall consolidation of the Macizo Protected Areas Regional System. Particularly noteworthy are project advances in the establishment of private protected areas, 305 to be exact and covering an area of 19.940. This development was fully enabled by the project which revised the lengthy and often inaccessible process required for the establishment of private reserves. In the same vein, a variety of “convenios” or “partnerships” have been established with indigenous communities, by far the largest and most prominent local stakeholder group in the project area. Progress on the component addressing sustainable uses has comparatively lagged behind but should deliver measurable results in 2006.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
4,025,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,874,000 USD
Project Cost
10,899,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
336,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
13,466,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
17,491,000 USD
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