Developing an Experimental Methodology for Testing the Effectiveness of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Enhance Conservation in Productive Landscapes in Uganda

Project Summary

To test the effectiveness of PES as a viable means for financing and procuring biodiversity conservation outside protected areas in Uganda using an experimental methodology.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Lead: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda; Other: International Institute for Environment and Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
30,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
870,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,232,400 USD
GEF Agency Fees
90,000 USD
Total Cost 2,132,400.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jul 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jul 2008
Concept Approved
28 Jul 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Jan 2010
Project closed
01 Apr 2014