Integrated National Monitoring and Assessment System on Forest Ecosystems (SIMEF) in Support of Policies, Regulations and SFM Practices Incorporating REDD+ and Biodiversity Conservation in Forest Ecosystems

Project Summary

To develop, and implement an Integrated Forest Monitoring and Assessment System on carbon stocks and biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems (SIMEF for its Spanish abbreviation) supporting the National Greenhouse Gases Inventory and the development of policies, regulations and SFM practices incorporating REDD+ and biodiversity conservation in forest ecosystems.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Centro de Información de los Recursos Naturales (CIREN)Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF); Instituto Nacional Forestal (INFOR)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,293,684 USD
Co-financing Total
25,608,931 USD
GEF Agency Fees
629,368 USD
Total Cost 32,022,615.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 Apr 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Dec 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Jan 2015
Project closed