Integrated Conservation of Priority Globally Significant Migratory Bird Wetland Habitat

Project Summary

The project will assist the government of Kazakhstan to address the underlyiung caus=es and mainthreats to specific wetland sites for long-term biodiversity conservation. It will address activities related to; (a) a national integrated biodiversity conservation and management policy and regulatory frameworks, a well ppanned effective protected area operations, increased emphasis on management and learning among management stakeholders and increased awareness and support among local communities; and specific sustainable use activities in productive landscaopes around three priority sites. It will also establish a migratory bird wetland conservation fund matched on a 1:3 ratio

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resources and Enviroment Protection
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
137,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,710,000 USD
Co-financing Total
25,670,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
777,000 USD
Total Cost 34,517,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
13 Jul 1998
Concept Approved
01 Jul 2000
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Sep 2002
Project closed
29 Oct 2012