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Maximizing Carbon Sink Capacity and Conserving Biodiversity through Sustainable Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Peat-swamp Ecosystems

Project Summary

To conserve and restore peatlands to increase their capacities to act as carbon sinks, as habitats for globally important species, and as sources of ecosystem services for improved livelihoods

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
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,224,400 USD
Co-financing Total
13,382,711 USD
GEF Agency Fees
306,319 USD
Total Cost 16,727,111.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Mar 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Dec 2014
Project closed