Payment for Watershed Services in the Chishui River Basin for the Conservation of Globally Significant Biodiversity

Project Summary

To operationalize a replicable Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) scheme in the Chishui River Basin to stimulate land and natural resource use systems that conserve biodiversity and sustain ecosystem processes

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environmental Protection
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,457 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,908,676 USD
Co-financing Total
16,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
181,324 USD
Total Cost 18,009,133.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Aug 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Jun 2013
Concept Approved
06 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Jul 2014
Project closed