Community-based Integrated Natural Resources Management Project in Okyeman

Project Summary

The objective of the proposed project is to enhance biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of renewable natural resources in Okyeman through community-based integrated natural resource management approaches.The GEF alternative would expand the baseline activities to cover the following major areas – (a) improving the management of forest and wildlife resources by strengthening local community capacity; (b) inventory of renewable natural resources especially forest and species of economic importance to the local community, (c) local policy and regulatory reforms; (d) environmental awareness programs; and (e) Provision of alternative livelihood to local communities who economic well being will be affected by proposed conservation efforts. (f) Develop monitoring and evaluation indicator to guide the implementation of the above project activities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Okyeman Environment Foundation
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
848,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,654,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 7,502,500.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Aug 2003
Project closed
19 Feb 2008