Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Conservation

Project Summary

The project has established a trust fund, the income from which will provide a sustainable source of funds for the management of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks and the conservation of their biodiversity. A Trust Management Board, representative of local communities, NGOs and the government will allocate the fund's net income to selected park management, research and community ecodevelopment projects.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
54
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Uganda
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,310,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 6,310,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
31 Dec 1999