Conservation of Dry Forest and Coastal Biodiversity of the Pacific Coast of Southern Nicaragua: Building Private-Public Partnerships

Project Summary

To demonstrate effective public-private partnerships in co-management of a protected area for the conservation and sustainable use of dry forest biodiversity and a turtle nesting area in the south Pacific coast of Nicaragua. The project will also provide the GoN with a general framework for the replication of the co-management model.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Fauna & Flora International
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
962,120 USD
Co-financing Total
3,894,968 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 4,882,088.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 May 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Jan 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Sep 2004
Project closed
31 Oct 2010