Catalyzing Conservation Action in Latin America: Identifying Priority Sites and Best Management

Project Summary

The project will identify the priority global diversity sites and catalyze the implementation of conservation action by designing management activities in the following globally significant ecoregions: a) Choco/Darien Tropical forest, b) Eastern Andes Cordillera Real Montane Forest, c) Peruvian Yungas, d) Bolivian Yungas and e) Chaco Savannahs. The project will enable decision- and policymakers to strategically target scarce human and financial resources to areas that have the highest biodiversity values.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
794
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
The nature Conservancy
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:
2000

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
Co-financing Total
0 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 750,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Feb 1999
Concept Approved
29 Mar 2000
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Mar 2000
Project closed
31 Dec 2005