Mesoamerican Biological Corridor

Project Summary

The proposed project would promote conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity through the establishment of biological corridors in southeastern Mexico (states of Campeche, Chiapas, Qintana Roo, Tabasco, and Yucatan). The corridors will foster the equilibrium of land and coastal ecosystems, within a sustainable development approach. In addition to biodiversity significance, the proposed corridors will be selected to optimize connectivity among protected areas. Institutional coordination between federal and state agencies, NGOs and local communities and stakeholders is a central focus of this project.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
SEMARNAP (Environment)SAGAR (Agriculture)SEDESOL (Social)SCT (transportation)SRA (Land Tilting)
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
360,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
14,840,000 USD
Co-financing Total
75,210,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,261,000 USD
Total Cost 90,410,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Oct 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Nov 2000
Project closed
31 Dec 2009