Protected Areas Management Project

Project Summary

The project will assist the government of Tunisia in improving the conservation of biodiversity within the protected areas through implementation of management plans at three national parks together with local communities and capacity building at the regional levels to assure sustainable ecosystem management and monitoring.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
General Directorate of Forestry (DGF), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Tunisia
GEF Project Manager
Walter J. Lusigi |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,130,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,590,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
656,000 USD
Total Cost 9,970,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 May 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Apr 1999
Concept Approved
01 Dec 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
30 May 2002
Project closed
31 Dec 2008