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Pine Islands - Forest/Mangrove Innovation and Integration (Grand Bahama, New Providence, Abaco and Andros)

Project Summary

Integrate Biodiversity Considerations & Ecosystem Services into Forest Management and Land UsePlanning (4 Pine Islands: Grand Bahamas, New Providence, Abaco and Andros)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
BEST Commission with Bahamas Agriculture and Industrial Corporation (BAIC), Bahamas National G.I.S. Centre (BNGIS), Bahamas National Trust (BNT), Department of Lands & Surveys (DLS), Forestry Unit, Department of Physical Planning (DPP), and Town Planning Committee (TPC).
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,853,425 USD
Co-financing Total
7,695,258 USD
GEF Agency Fees
271,075 USD
Total Cost 10,648,683.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Mar 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Feb 2013
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Sep 2015
Project closed