Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Marine Resources at Con Dao National Park

Project Summary

The project will implement the management plan for marine areas of Con Dao National Park by developing programs of planning, zoning, boundary demarcation, park infrastructure and human resource development; monitor biodiversity and marine resources, and to rehabilitate the ecosystem degraded by natural catastrophes and human impacts; encourage community participation in biodiversity conservation through education, awareness and joint development of livelihood support programmes; develop communications strategy, education and awareness programmes for use with fishing and other coastal communities as well as local officials, and implement programmes; and implement a livelihood support program in the communities in Con Dao district.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
World Wildlife Fund
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
24,500 USD
GEF Project Grant
970,450 USD
Co-financing Total
877,850 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 1,872,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Sep 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Jul 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Nov 2003
Project closed
31 Oct 2009