Conservation and Sustainable use of Biodiversity and Land in Andean Vertical Ecosystems

Project Summary

Promote the conservation of agro-biodiversity and sustainable land and water management to restore the productivecapacity and sustainability of Andean Vertical Ecosystems (EVA) containing habitats of native plants and endangered species andsustaining the food security of the Ayllus (indigenous Andean territorial organizations) population, through their traditional socio-politicalstructures.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Inter-American Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Water, MMAyA (Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Aguas)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,050,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
600,000 USD
Total Cost 14,150,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Oct 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Feb 2009
Concept Approved
20 Apr 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Aug 2010
Project closed
02 Dec 2015