Lalkisale Biodiversity Conservation Support Project

Project Summary

Overall project goal: to conserve biodiversity of the Lolkisale area as a habitat for migratory wildlife species, to use sustainable the natural resources of its ecosystems, and to share equitably the benefits with local stakeholders, through a joint venture between the local community represented by the Lolkisale Village Council (LVC) and a private sector tourism development company, the Tarangire Conservation Company Ltd. (TCCL).Project's objectives:1. Strengthened conservation of the biodiversity of Lolkisale area as a habitat for migratory wildlife species.2. Sustainable use of the natural resources of the Lolkisale ecosystems3. Generation of sustainable economic benefits for conservation, sustainable use and community development activities in the Lolkisale area.4. Strengthened capacity of local stakeholders to benefit from conservation and development activities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
450,000 USD
Co-financing Total
410,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 885,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Jan 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Jun 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Jul 2003
Project closed