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Mainstreaming Biodiversity into Land Use Regulation and Management at the Municipal Scale

Project Summary

To mitigate multiple threats to biodiversity by increasing the capabilities of authorities and land owners to regulate land use and manage priority biodiversity at the municipal scale

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa National Biodiversity Institute
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,177,730 USD
Co-financing Total
50,653,616 USD
GEF Agency Fees
817,773 USD
Total Cost 58,931,346.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Aug 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Nov 2012
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Jul 2014
Project closed