Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development in the Federal Islamic Republic of Comoros

Project Summary

The project aims to implement the biodiversity components of the Comoros National Environment Policy and Environmental Action Plan. The project objective is to develop capacity at all levels in the Comoros and assist to establish the legal, financial, institutional and operational frameworks and essential technical skills for collaborative management and sustainable use of biodiversity. Key outputs of the project include establishing a model national park managed under a collaborative agreement, implementing at least two species recovery plans, and establishing a sustainable funding mechanism, such as biodiversity trust fund, to cover recurrent protected area and species conservation costs.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
220
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Comoros
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development, Fishiries and Environment
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,442,000 USD
Co-financing Total
840,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 3,282,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
27 Oct 1995
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Aug 1997
Project closed
23 Nov 2002