Expansion and Strengthening of Angola’s Protected Area System

Project Summary

To enhance the management effectiveness, including operational effectiveness and ecosystem representation of Angola’s Protected Area System, with due consideration for its overall sustainability, including ecological, institutional and financial sustainability.

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 (MINAMB)
GEF Project Manager
Jaime Cavelier | jcavelier@thegef.org


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,700,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
580,000 USD
Total Cost 19,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Aug 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Sep 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Jul 2013
Project closed