Biodiversity Conservation in Productive Forestry Landscapes

Project Summary

The projects development objective would be to reduce rural poverty and support economic growth through improved plantation productivity and management with enhanced consideration of the environmental values and services of Argentina’s ecosystems.The projects global objective would be to mainstream biodiversity conservation into plantation forestry practices in Argentina. (Text provides the following additional information: The biodiversity of globally important ecosystems such as the Interior Atlantic Forest, Humid Chaco, Humid Pampas, Parana Flooded Savannas, Southern Cone Mesopotamian Savannahs, and possibly the Uruguayan Savannahs would be focused on to achieve these global benefits. )

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (SAGPYA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
245,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,880,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
652,050 USD
Total Cost 16,125,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Apr 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
19 May 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Jun 2007
Project closed
28 Feb 2015