Conservation and Restoration of the Globally Significant Biodiversity of the Tisza River Floodplain through Integrated Floodplain Management

Project Summary

The Overall Objective of this Project is biodiversity friendly, sustainable development of the Tisza floodplain. The Project Immediate Objective is to establish biodiversity friendly, holistic floodplain management as the dominant development paradigm in the Upper Tisza floodplain.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment - Nature Conservation Directorate of Environmental Management Institute, National Authority for Nature Conservation
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
944,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,749,300 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,718,300.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Aug 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Aug 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Jan 2005
Project closed
31 Dec 2009