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Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Palm Cropping in Colombia with an Ecosystem Approach

Project Summary

Contribute to the conservation and mainstreaming of biodiversity in oil palm systems, through enhanced planning and adoption of agro-ecological practices in regions prioritized for the expansion of oil palm cultivation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Inter-American Development Bank
Executing Agencies
National Federation of African Palm Growers (FEDEPALMA) as executing agency. Humboldt Institute on Biological Resources Research (IAvH) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as supporting partners
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
149,952 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,250,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,318,905 USD
GEF Agency Fees
425,000 USD
Total Cost 18,718,857.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Sep 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Mar 2010
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Mar 2012
Project closed
26 Jul 2019