Community -based Conservation and Sustainable Use of the Atiquipa and Taimara Lomas Ecosystems

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to protect the Atiquipa and Taimara ecosystem and its attendant biodiversity through effective conservation and sustainable management in collaboration with stakeholders. The project will specifically attempt to do this through enhancement of the capacity of communities to manage natural resources, establishment of community managed protected areas, restoration of three forest sites.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Project Manager
Walter J. Lusigi |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,470,800 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,220,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Jun 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Jul 1999
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Oct 2001
Project closed