Conserving, Enhancing and Managing Carbon Stocks and Biodiversity in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Project Summary

Enhanced Conservation and Management of Carbon Stocks and Biodiversity in Forest and non-Forest Lands in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (ChEZ), in Ukraine.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) of Ukraine
GEF Project Manager
Ulrich Apel |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
181,818 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,863,955 USD
Co-financing Total
15,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
486,395 USD
Total Cost 20,045,773.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Sep 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Jan 2012
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Dec 2014
Project closed