R2R Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the National System of Protected Areas

Project Summary

To strengthen national and local capacities to effectively manage the national system of protected areas, and address threats to biodiversity and ecosystem functions in these areas

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Papua New Guinea
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, Ministry of Environment and Conservation Woodlands Park Zoo, and Tenkile Conservation Alliance
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,929,358 USD
Co-financing Total
44,409,200 USD
GEF Agency Fees
983,642 USD
Total Cost 55,638,558.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Aug 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Jul 2015
Project closed