A Participatory Approach to Managing the Environment: An Input to the Inter-American Strategy for Participation (ISP)

Project Summary

The project aims to build capacity within the countries of the Americas for the successful incorporation of public participation practices in sustainable development policy formulation and decision-making; to design mechanisms to improve communication and promote partnership among governments (national and local), nongovernmental organizations, community and local groups, the private sector, and academic organizations in these matters; and to provide technical assistance for exchanging information and developing methodologies for conflict resolution and consensus building.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
178
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Organization of American States (OAS)
GEF Period:
GEF - 1
Approval Fiscal Year:
1998

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
695,000 USD
Co-financing Total
840,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 1,560,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 May 1997
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Feb 1997
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Aug 1997
Project closed
04 Jun 2000