Mainstreaming Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in the Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy (CRGE)

Project Summary

The Biodiversity of Ethiopia is Better Protected From Current and Future Threats by Ensuring Development and Investment Decisions do not Impact Negatively on Biodiversity

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
The Environmental Protection Authority; The Environmental Protection Bureaus of the Oromia, Harari Somali Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State; Dilla University, Wollega University and Arba Minch University
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
89,938 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,316,455 USD
Co-financing Total
16,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
315,063 USD
Total Cost 19,406,393.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 May 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Sep 2015
Project closed