Access to and Benefit Sharing and Protection of Traditional Knowledge to Promote Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use

Project Summary

To strengthen the sub-system of wetland protected areas to respond to existing and emerging threats to their globally significant biodiversity.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP)
GEF Project Manager
Mark Zimsky |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
34,590 USD
GEF Project Grant
874,500 USD
Co-financing Total
892,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
87,450 USD
Total Cost 1,801,590.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Aug 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Oct 2011
Concept Approved
20 Oct 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
28 May 2013
Project closed