Building a Multiple-Use Forest Management Framework to Conserve Biodiversity in the Caspian Hyrcanian Forest Landscape

Project Summary

To put in place a collaborative governance system and know-how for managing a mosaic of land uses in the Caspian Hyrcanian forest that provides habitat integrity and helps maintain landscape level ecosystem functions and resilience

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Forests, Rangeland and Watershed Organisation FRWO of the Ministry of Agriculture
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,275,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
190,000 USD
Total Cost 7,275,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Feb 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Jun 2011
Concept Approved
01 May 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Dec 2012
Project closed