Integrated Biodiversity Protection in the Sarstun-Motagua Region

Project Summary

This project protects a wide array of threatened ecosystems containing globally important biodiversity by launching an integrated program for resources conservation and sustainable use in the Sarstun-Montagua region, focusing on the management of the nine protected areas. Project is based on premise that programs for biological conservation must include the promotion of sustainable economicuses of biological resources by communities living in and around the protected areas.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
197
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Guatemala
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,700,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 9,700,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1995
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Nov 1996
Project closed
01 Jun 2001