SPWA-BD: Development of a Trans-frontier Conservation Area Linking Forest Reserves and Protected Areas in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire

Project Summary

To establish a viable and sustainable trans-frontier conservation area (TFCA) that links forest reserves and protected areas in and around Bia and Diambarakro.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Forestry Commission (Ghana); SODEFOR ( Cote d'Ivoire); and WWF (West Africa Office)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
859,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,597,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
85,900 USD
Total Cost 2,506,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Apr 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
04 Mar 2010
Concept Approved
16 Sep 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Sep 2012
Project closed
30 May 2016