Communities of Conservation: Safeguarding the World's Most Threatened Species

Project Summary

Project Objective: :Strengthen effective protection of habitats populated by species that are globally critically endangered and endangered within the terrestrial protected area networks of the Tropical Andean countries of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
RARE; Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE), Conservation International,
GEF Project Manager
Mark Zimsky |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,775,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,775,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
182,500 USD
Total Cost 3,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Oct 2008
Concept Approved
01 Jan 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Feb 2010
Project closed
31 Aug 2013