PAS: Forestry and Protected Area Management

Project Summary

To conserve biodiversity in Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue by expanding and consolidating their networks of PAs, building capacity for conservation management and sustainable use of biodiversity and reducing forest and land degradation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment (Fiji), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Samoa),
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,283,750 USD
Co-financing Total
11,787,220 USD
GEF Agency Fees
628,375 USD
Total Cost 18,420,970.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
10 Oct 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Dec 2008
Concept Approved
01 Jan 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Mar 2011
Project closed
30 Jun 2015