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Detail of GEF Project #979

GEF Project ID979
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiodiversity Conservation in Cacao Agro-forestry
CountryCosta Rica
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program3; 4
PDF-A Approval Date1998-12-17
Approval Date2001-02-01
GEF Agency Approval Date2001-02-15
Project Completion Date2004-02-28
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyCentro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE)
DescriptionThe rationale of the project is to improve the management of cacao-based poor indigenous small-farms according to both ecological and organic productive principles so as to ensure conservation and sustainable use of plant and animal diversity and provide a sustainable source of family income. The overall objective of the project is to promote and maintain on-farm biodiversity while improving livelihoods of organic cacao producers (indigenou, Latin mestizos and Afrocaribbean groups) in the Talamanca-Caribbean corridor in Costa Rica.
Implementation StatusThe project closed with a satisfactory rating on February 28,2004. ICR was completed in 2004.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,293,000 USD
Project Cost
3,043,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
725,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,293,000 USD
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