Integrated Ecosystem Approach to Biodiversity Mainstreaming and Conservation in the Buffer Zones of the Obo and Principe Natural Parks

Project Summary

Degraded ecosystems in STP are rehabilitated to provide ecosystem services and habitat for endemic species of flora and fauna of global importance. Environmental Objective: Promote biodiversity mainstreaming and integrated ecosystem management in the buffer zones of Obo and Principe Natural Parks. Development Objective: Increase income generation through biodiversity-friendly production and sustainable business.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Sao Tome and Principe
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
Directorate of Environment, Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,418,182 USD
Co-financing Total
8,390,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
241,818 USD
Total Cost 10,908,182.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Mar 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Jun 2011
Concept Approved
30 Apr 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Jul 2012
Project closed
28 Nov 2017