Global Forest Watch 2.0 FW 2.0

Project Summary

To Empower Decision-Makers in Government the Private Sector, and Civil Society with Technology and Information Necessary to Reduce Deforestation and Land Degradation, Combat Illegal Activities, and Conserve Biodiversity in Pilot Countries and on a Global Scale.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
World Resources Institute (Leading all GFW2.0 partners), Ministry of Environment Protection of Georgia, Ministry of Environment and Forests of Madagascar
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
136,987 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,342,465 USD
Co-financing Total
27,894,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
507,534 USD
Total Cost 33,373,452.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
28 Mar 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Aug 2015
Project closed