Forest Development Project

Project Summary

The development objective of the fully blended IBRD-GEF Forest Development Project (FDP) is to increase the contribution of foest to the national economy and to the benefit of rural populations through sustainable management of state, private and c ommunal forests. The global objective of the FDP is to strengthen conservation of forest ecosystems through mainstreaming biodiversity conservation into forest management, and through improved conservation of critical ecosystems.

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 Agriculture and Forestry of Bulgaria
GEF Project Manager
Kanta Kumari |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,749,424 USD
Co-financing Total
46,707,102 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,057,000 USD
Total Cost 54,796,526.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
30 Mar 2005