Conservation and Sustainable Use of High-Andean Ecosystems through Compensation of Environmental Services for Rural Poverty Alleviation and Social Inclusion

Project Summary

To protect and sustainably use High Andes ecosystems that provide environmental services, especially biodiversity and water, by transfering economic resources from downstream beneficiaries to upstream rural communities .

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (MINAM) of Peru
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
105,566 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,354,545 USD
Co-financing Total
37,021,474 USD
GEF Agency Fees
535,454 USD
Total Cost 42,481,585.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Apr 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
18 Jul 2013
Project closed