Securing the Long-term Conservation of Timor Leste Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services through the Establishement of a Functioning National Protected Area Network and the Improvement of Natural Resource Management in Priority Catchment Corridors

Project Summary

To establish Timor-Leste’s National Protected Area System and improve the management of forest ecosystems in priority catchment corridors

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Timor Leste
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Conservation International
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Environment (MCIE), and CI Timor-Leste
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,340,367 USD
Co-financing Total
12,292,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
300,633 USD
Total Cost 15,732,367.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
04 May 2016
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Apr 2018
Project closed