Programme for Sustainable Forestry (Iwokrama Rain Forest Programme)

Project Summary

In a relatively intact rain forest, an international consortium is developing replicable demonstration projects leading to guidelines for sustainable utilization of tropical forests. Activities include research, detailed inventory of species, fellowship for training in environmental management, training of forest rangers, and establishment of local study centre.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
368
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Guyana
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of International Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1991

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
780,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 3,780,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 May 1997