Renaturalization and Sustainable Management of Peatlands to Combat Land Degradation, Ensure Conservation of Globally Valuable Biodiversity, and Mitigate Climate Change

Project Summary

The overall goal of the proposed project is to mitigate climate change, prevent land degradation, ensure biodiversity conservation, and prevent radioactive pollution by rehabilitating and securing long-term conservation and sustainable use of degraded peatlands in Belarus.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus
GEF Project Manager
Andrea Kutter |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
23,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,854 USD
Co-financing Total
2,307,571 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 3,306,425.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Apr 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Mar 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Dec 2004
Project closed
31 Dec 2010