Biodiversity Conservation of Lake Bosumtwe Basin

Project Summary

Bosomtwe is one of the six major meteoric lakes in the world and its ecological uniqueness makes it one of the most important habitats for rare and endemic plant and animal species. The main objective and activities as stated in the proposal are in line with the government's policy of conserving and sustainably managing natural resources and land use in Ghana as contained in the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan which is currently being finalized.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Friends of the Earth/Ghana
GEF Project Manager


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
520,000 USD
Co-financing Total
98,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 618,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Project Approved for Implementation
18 May 2000
Project closed