Conservation of Priority Protected Areas

Project Summary

Support for government efforts to establish a core National Integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) for ten sites over a seven year period, through financing site development and resource management. The project promotes participation of local communities in site management, and strengthens national capacity for coordination and monitoring. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) received a grant to strengthen park infrastructure and services, and a national NGO consortium (NIPA) received a grant to provide technical assistance services and administer a livelihood fund for local communities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
79
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Philippines
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
NGOs for Integrated Protected Areas (NIPA); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
20,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,856,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 22,856,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
05 May 1994
Project closed
30 Jun 2002