Poison Dart Frog Ranching to Protect Rainforest and Alleviate Poverty

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to promote sustainable cultivation of poison dart frogs for export, so local people can earn a better living from conserving the forest than by cutting it down. The project’s main outcomes are in three complementary areas: forest preservation, poverty alleviation, and frog conservation. The project also supports a few related beneficial outcomes.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
INBICO and Curmi, Peru.
GEF Project Manager
Kanta Kumari |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
788,540 USD
Co-financing Total
1,032,382 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 1,845,922.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
23 May 2007