India Ecodevelopment

Project Summary

Project integrates conservation and development objectives in 7 threatened, priority sites representative of India's varied ecosystems. It supports improved protected area management, emphasizing joint management with local communities; the design and financing of village development plans and agreements that address the negative interactions of local communities on biodiversity and vice-versa; and research (biological and policy), education, and institution-building to improve knowledge of, and support and capacity for, ecodevelopment and conservation activities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
84
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
India
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Forestry; 7 State Forest Departments
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
20,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
54,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 74,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
03 May 1995
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Aug 1996
Project closed
30 Jun 2002