Conservation and Sustainable Use of Wild Salmonid Biological Diversity in Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, Phase I

Project Summary

The overall objective of the proposed project is the sustained conservation of Kamchatka’s salmonid genetic and life history diversity and the maintenance of river ecosystem integrity. Upon completion of the project, Government agencies and local communities and indigenous peoples will be conserving salmonid diversity in the project’s four river sites by applying a new diversity-oriented approach, conservation tools, and sustainable livelihoods. The project will use an adaptive management approach that is designed to respond to emergent threats and orient conservation activities to threat mitigation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
State Fisheries Committee/Kamachatrybvod
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
309,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,192,630 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 15,501,630.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 Mar 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
22 May 1998
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Aug 2003
Project closed
04 Oct 2013