Biodiversity Protection

Project Summary

Support for the restructuring and strengthening of the institutional capacity, regulatory and legal framework for adequate management of the National System of Protected Areas (NSPA). Project activities will focus on (i) institutional strengthening of the Ecuadorean Institute of Forestry, Natural Areas and Wildlife (INEFAN) in managing the NSPA; (ii) creation of an improved legal and regulatory framework; (iii) outreach activities to local communities, involving them in management plan development for protected areas; and (iv) investment activities for civil works and infrastructure in eight priority protected areas based on participatory management plans developed with project support.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
61
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Ecuador
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Instituto Ecuatoriano Forestal y de Areas Naturales y de Vida Silvestre (INEFAN); UNDP
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1992

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 8,700,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Apr 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
30 Jun 2000