Establishing Integrated Models for Protected Areas and their Co-management

Project Summary

To establish a national system of protected areas to conserve biodiversity and mitigate land degradation pressures on habitats in key biodiversity areas, initially centered in Bamyan Province and the Wakhan corridor.

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
National Environment Protection Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
140,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,441,819 USD
Co-financing Total
53,300,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
644,181 USD
Total Cost 59,881,819.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Mar 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Apr 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Feb 2014
Project closed