Africa Community Outreach Programme for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Resources

Project Summary

The project will assist Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe (all parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity) to conserve biological resources of global significance through a public education and awareness program using local and traditional means of communication to promote incentives for local community participation in implementing the objectives of the Convention.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Zimbabwe Trust
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
23,540 USD
GEF Project Grant
726,460 USD
Co-financing Total
192,950 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 942,950.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Jun 1999
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Sep 1999
Concept Approved
02 Sep 1999
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Sep 1999
Project closed
30 Jan 2002