Leopards and Landscapes: Using a Flagship Species to Strengthen Conservation in the Republic of Yemen

Project Summary

Using the conservation of a flagship species in order to strengthen the protected area network in Yemen including the proposed Dhofar – Hawf TBCA, and thus resulting in the creation of a conservation constituency in Yemen.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE), Save Yemen Flora and Fauna (SYFF) with the Foundation for the Protection of the Arabian Leopard in Yemen (FPALY)
GEF Project Manager
Jaime Cavelier | jcavelier@thegef.org


Project Preparation Grant Amount
130,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,430,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,900,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
243,000 USD
Total Cost 5,460,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
19 Dec 2011