CBPF: Strengthening Globally Important Biodiversity Conservation Through Protected Area Strengthening in Gansu Province

Project Summary

To strengthen protected areas’ sustainability in Gansu Province through improved effectiveness of PA management and sustainable financing• Financial sustainability score (%) for national systems of protected areas increased from 32.5% to 70%• Improved management effectiveness of 8,940,529 ha of nature reserves managed by the Gansu Forestry Bureau as indicated by increased average METT scores from 65 to 75

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Gansu Provincial Government
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,738,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,280,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
173,800 USD
Total Cost 9,098,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Jun 2010
Project closed
20 May 2016