Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Management Strategies to enhance Caatinga, Pampa and Pantanal Biodiversity – GEF Terrestre

Project Summary

The general objective of the project is to contribute to the long-term viability of threatened priority species, avoid carbon emissions and increase forest and non-forest area under sustainable management practices in three Brazilian biomes: Caatinga, Pampa e Pantanal. The specific objectives are: (i) expand coverage and effectiveness of the protected areas system in those biomes (Components 1 and 2); (ii) improve management of priority habitats and priority species (Components 3 and 4); and (iii) foster community-driven sustainable use practices in productive areas associated to the PA system (Component 5).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Inter-American Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (MMA), Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade (ICMBio), Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro (JBRJ)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
32,621,820 USD
Co-financing Total
128,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
3,262,180 USD
Total Cost 160,821,820.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Mar 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed