Conservation of Biodiversity in the Eastern Wetlands

Project Summary

Development with government of Regional Wetlands Management Program including management strategy, water authority, and financial incentives to landowners. Project catalyses formation of local resource users group, develops more sustainable methods of rice cultivation, trains professionals in conservation techniques, analyzes government policies, and engages local municipality, land owners, and university to document and understand region's ecology.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
367
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Uruguay
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Project Manager

Financials

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

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 Sep 1996