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Forest and Environment Development Policy Grant (FEDPG)

Project Summary

The project development objective is to strengthen public and private efforts to achieve socio-economically and ecologically sustainable use of national forest and wildlife resources. Within this objective, the project seeks to: (1) promote the sustainable management of rainforests and savanna lands; (2) increase local community involvement in and benefits from sustainable management of natural resources; (3) improve the institutional and organizational capacity to implement new policies and regulations for forest management and timber industry development; and (4) enhance conservation of biodiversity and supply environmental services of national and global relevance. The project's global objective is to improve the long-term prospects for globally important biodiversity within Cameroon's network of Ecosystem Units.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Forests
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
267,150 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
116,532,850 USD
GEF Agency Fees
839,000 USD
Total Cost 126,800,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Apr 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Dec 2001
Concept Approved
01 May 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Jan 2006
Project closed
24 Jan 2012