Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon by the Indigenous Ashaninka Population

Project Summary

Globally significant biodiversity within Asháninka territories and surrounding state forestlands is conserved under community management, and alternative livelihood opportunities benefit local inhabitants and reduce pressure on natural resources.

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
ROCAM (Amazonian Promotion and Training Team) and Agro Accion Alemana (a German NGO)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
556,980 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 1,556,980.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Aug 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Sep 2003
Project closed