Integrated Participatory Ecosystem Management In and Around Protected Areas, Phase I

Project Summary

The overall objective of the full project is to conserve globally significant biodiversity and ensure sustainable use of natural resources through an integrated approach whereby protected areas and community-based sustainable use activities are woven into a "win-win" package. Through this integrated community biodiversity conservation project and the implementation of the provisions of the National Biodiversity Strategy, long term solutions will be sought for better management of water, natural resources, land use, and invasive species.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Cabo Verde
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
General Direction of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
346,500 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,585,600 USD
Co-financing Total
6,186,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 10,119,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Aug 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Sep 1999
Concept Approved
30 Sep 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Jul 2003
Project closed
21 May 2013