Development of Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management

Project Summary

Project raises scientific and technical capacity of government officials to establish and manage protected areas and communicate their importance to local people. Trains staff in management planning, develops investment strategies as part of management plans, establishes four new portected areas, and reduces human/elephant conflict through survey of elephant population.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
352
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Sri Lanka
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
FAO, IUCN
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,087,130 USD
Co-financing Total
5,243,672 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 9,330,802.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Dec 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
27 May 1997