Gourma Biodiversity Conservation Project

Project Summary

The project targets the GEF Operational Program 1(Arid and semi-arid ecosystem) with the Global Objective that Biodiversity and range degradation trends are reversed in selected conservation areas and stabilized elsewhere in the Gourma.( please refer to GEFSEC review of July 10, 1998 for details of actions taken on this project )

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
National Directorate for Nature Conservation (Ministry of Environment)
GEF Project Manager
Mario A. Ramos |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
175,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,710,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
704,000 USD
Total Cost 8,385,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Sep 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Jul 1998
Concept Approved
01 Dec 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Jul 2004
Project closed
31 Dec 2012