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Improving the Coverage and Management Efficiency of Protected Areas in the Steppe Biome of Russia

Project Summary

To develop the capacity and ecologically based enabling, tools and mechanisms for the consolidation, expansion and disturbance based integrated management of a system of protected natural areas at the landscape level within the steppe biome

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Federal Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,304,545 USD
Co-financing Total
14,900,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
545,455 USD
Total Cost 20,354,545.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Aug 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Sep 2008
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Nov 2009
Project closed
20 Sep 2018