Institutional Support for the Protection of East African Biodiversity

Project Summary

This regional project (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) supports existing government and non-governmental organziations that are concerned with the conservation and management of natural resources to enhance their capacity to deal with biodiversity conservation. This project combines institutional support (education, in-service training and awareness-enhancing activities) with on-the-ground conservation activity that is intended to put training into practice. The project aims to improve coordination within country by (a) establishing or supporting existing biodiversity units within government environmental agencies and (b) enhancing regional collaboration through support of training and information-sharing activities. The executing agency, the UN FAO will promote regional coordination and cooperation through a central Chief Technical Advisor office in Tanzania.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
357
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
0 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 10,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 Sep 1996