National Biodiversity Project (PROBIO)

Project Summary

The project (PROBIO), to be managed by the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), will consist of (1) a series of workshops to set biome-level priorities for biodiversity conservation and development of a national biodiversity strategy, (2) establishment of a national biodiversity information network, and (3) funding of model biodiversity projects involving various combinations of public and private sector organizations. This project was developed in tandem with the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund project (FUNBIO), and strategic guidance from the biome-level workshops will help prioritize FUNBIO activities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
58
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Brazil
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 20,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
31 Dec 2001