SFM Improving the Conservation of Biodiversity in Atlantic Forest of Eastern Paraguay

Project Summary

To assist the government of Paraguay in its efforts to reduce the deforestation rate and associated biodiversity loss within the productive landscape of the Paraguayan Atlantic Forest through development of connectivity within a conservation corridor, improving the protected area system, and strengthening of the policy framework and enforcement mechanisms.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Itaipú Binational and National Environmental Secretariat (SEAM)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
313,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,791,450 USD
GEF Agency Fees
450,000 USD
Total Cost 18,604,450.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Mar 2005
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Apr 2010
Project closed
03 Nov 2016