Conservation of Biodiversity in the Albertine Rift Forest Areas of Uganda

Project Summary

The project will develop a strategy program of action which will directly reduce deforestation of critical un-gazetted forest patches, strengthens implementation of the national Forest Conservation Master Plan in the Albertine Rift, and link to other donor funded forest conservation activities in the national parks.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MEPED)
GEF Project Manager
Paz Valiente |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
359,720 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,395,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,803,189 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 11,557,909.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Feb 1998
Concept Approved
01 Jul 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Dec 2006
Project closed
30 Jun 2012