Re-engineering the National Protected Area System in Order to Achieve Financial Sustainability

Project Summary

The project objective is to enhance the sustainability and conservation effectiveness of the national protected area system of Dominican Republic and its contribution to national sustianable development. The project will support the reengineerng of the NPAS through two complementary approaches: one to enahnce the national system's position as an integral component of national development and increase the participation of the productive sectors and the broader society; and two to increase efficiencies within the NPAS and its constitunet PAs thus enhancing its overall sustainability.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Dominican Republic
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Secretariat for Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARN)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
159,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,200,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,622,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
335,900 USD
Total Cost 11,981,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Oct 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Jul 2008
Concept Approved
01 Sep 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Dec 2009
Project closed
23 Oct 2017