Integrated Ecosystem Management in Four Representative Landscapes of Senegal, Tranche 1

Project Summary

( This review should be read along with the old review on file for past actions).The project will promote community-based integrated ecosystem management (IEM) of globally significant biodiversity, sequestering of C and avoidance C emissions, and prevent degradation of 4 landscapes selected to represent the four major ecosystems in the country : (1) the Wildlife and Sylvo-pastoral Reserves in the Ferlo Steppe; (2) the Niokolo-Koba National Park and its associated Classified Forests in the South-East Sudanin-Guinean zone; (3) the Niayes coastal dunes and classified reserves along the northern sea front; and (4) the Saloum Delta National Park and associated classified forests and mangrove/marine systems in the south-eastern coastal area.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (ME) with the cooperation of DPN, DEFCCS, DCERP; and Ministry of Fisheries
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
305,000 USD
Total Cost 14,850,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Jun 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Jun 1999
Concept Approved
01 May 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Jun 2002
Project closed