An Integrated Ecosystem Management Approach to Conserve Biodiversity and Minimize Habitat Fragmentation in Three Selected Model Areas in the Russian Arctic (ECORA)

Project Summary

( This review sheet should builds on action already taken by the review of 3.27.2000 and subsequent bilateral meeting).This project will develop and implement integrated ecosystem management strategies in the Russian Arctic in two to three model areas, and strengthen the capacity of federal and regional/local authorities, indigenous people and other stakeholders in sustainable biodiversity management.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
RF Ministry of Natural Resources; RF Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Arctic Council Program for the Consrvation of Arctic Floral and Fauna (CAFF); UNEP/GRID-Arendal (Global Resources Information Data Base-Arendal, Norway)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
375,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,880,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 7,255,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Aug 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Jan 2000
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Apr 2004
Project closed
01 Apr 2009