Environment Program Support Project

Project Summary

Project will fund: 1- mgt. plan for forests outside the protected area (PA) system, planning and zoning of new PAs, and community-based sustainable forestry mgt. and development of sustainable harvesting regimes for non-timber forest products; 2- mgt. plan development, mgt. assistance and operational expenses in priority PAs of high biological value but low near-term economic value, as well as analytical work to reform PA fee-taxation policies; 3- rapid field inventory of Malagasi coral reef ecosystems and recommendations for marine parks; 4- technical support for regional envt. programming, training and inform. needs; 5- review nat. policies for exporting non-timber forest products to increase value captured; 6- comprehensive review of biodiversity outside PAs to determine its real values and inform conservation and NRM planning; 7- applied research and training for biodiversity mgt.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
125
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Madagascar
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Association for the Management of Protected Areas(ANGAP); National Environment Office (ONE); Directorate of Water and Forests (DEF)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
20,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
135,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 156,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Aug 1996
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Nov 1996
Project closed
30 Jun 2002