Biodiversity Conservation and Participatory Development Project

Project Summary

1. The Global Development Objective of Biodiversity Conservation and Participatory Development Project (BCPD) is to encourage and support environmentally, economically and socially sustainable development in the rural areas of Swaziland, based on conservation and sustainable use of its rich biodiversity resources.2. The project will develop an integrated approach in full partnership with other key stakeholders to meet the goals and objectives of the Swaziland Biodiversity Conservation Strategy and Action Plan (BSAP).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Planning and Development (MEPD), Ministry of Environment and Tourism (METC), Swaziland Environment Authority
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,400,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
570,000 USD
Total Cost 12,250,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
31 Jan 2006