Conservation of the Biodiversity of the Nimba Mountains through Integrated and Participatory Management

Project Summary

This proposed programme will contribute to the protection and sustainable use of the biological diversity of the Nimba Mountains Biosphere Reserve, including the World Heritage Site (officially on the list of Sites in Danger since 1992).

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 Mines, Geology and EnvironmentCentre for the Management of the Environment of the Nimba Mountians (CEGEN)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
330,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,660,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,826,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
650,000 USD
Total Cost 11,816,900.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Mar 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Feb 2000
Concept Approved
01 May 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Feb 2005
Project closed
29 Dec 2016