Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Metropolitan Managua

Project Summary

The general objective of the proposed project is to mitigate GHG emissions by promoting a sustainable urban transport system in Metropolitan Managua, by means of modal shifts to public and non-motorized transport. The GEF intervention will support the implementation of a more environmentally sustainable transport system in Metropolitan Managua and its replication in provincial cities.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of the Presidency of Nicaragua
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,875,000 USD
Co-financing Total
60,590,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
290,115 USD
Total Cost 64,815,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Apr 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Jul 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Mar 2008
Project closed
31 Aug 2014