Promoting the Effective Management of Salonga National Park through Creation of Community Forests and Improving the Well-being of Local Communities

Project Summary

Community-based, landscape-scale planning and sustainable production management of multiple value chains supports and enhances biodiversity conservation objectives in the Monkoto Corridor and the Salonga National Park

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Congo DR
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development with support from Rainforest Alliance and Action d'Aide Sanitaire et de Développement aux plus Démunis (AASD)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,694,749 USD
Co-financing Total
22,860,710 USD
GEF Agency Fees
541,001 USD
Total Cost 28,705,459.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Mar 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jun 2020
Project closed