Improving Forest and Protected Area Management

Project Summary

To conserve biodiversity in Trinidad and Tobago by consolidating the protected area system and enhancing capacity and finance for conservation management.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Trinidad and Tobago
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Housing and Environment (MOHE); MOHE Forestry Division (National Forest and Protected Areas Management Authority or NFPAMA); Tobago House Assembly; and selected local NGOs and other institutions
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
119,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,790,000 USD
Co-financing Total
11,460,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
279,000 USD
Total Cost 14,369,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Sep 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Apr 2014
Project closed