Integrated Ecosystem and Natural Resource Management in the Jordan Rift Valley

Project Summary

The main objective of the project is to secure the ecological integrity of the Jordan Rift Valley, as a globally important ecological corridor and migratory flyway, through a combination of integrated land use planning, ecologically appropriate and nature-based socioeconomic development, and biodiversity protection and management.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature
GEF Project Manager
Paz Valiente |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,150,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
585,000 USD
Total Cost 12,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Aug 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Sep 2002
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
21 May 2007
Project closed
14 Jul 2013