Human-Wildlife-Coexistence Management Project in Northern Botswana.

Project Summary

To (i) mitigate human-wildlife conflict through proactive prevention strategies in selected rural communities in Northern Botswana and (ii) offer local people employment choices in these same areas in wildlife-based tourism to benefit directly from the presence of wildlife.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Department of Wildlife and National Parks
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
320,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,970,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
523,800 USD
Total Cost 20,790,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Feb 2006
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Oct 2009
Project closed
31 Jan 2015