Developing an Effective Multiple Use Management Framework for Conserving Biodiversity in the Mountain Landscape of the High Ranges, Western Ghats

Project Summary

To protect biodiversity of the High Range Mountain Landscape (HRML) of the southern Western Ghats in peninsular India from existing and emergent threats through building an effective collaborative governance framework for multiple use management.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Forests; Department of Forests and Wildlife, Kerata
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
88,600 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,275,000 USD
Co-financing Total
30,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
627,500 USD
Total Cost 36,363,600.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Mar 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Dec 2013
Project closed