SPWA-BD: Incorporation of Sacred Forests into the Protected Areas System of Benin

Project Summary

Project Objective: To promote the sustainable use of Benin’s Sacred Forests as a network of community-managed conservation areas incorporated into the national system of protected areas

Project Details

GEF Project ID
3770
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Benin
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
): Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection (MEPN), General Directorate of Forests and Natural Resources (DGFRN); Additional partners: local NGO partners
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:
2010

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,636,608 USD
GEF Agency Fees
95,000 USD
Total Cost 6,636,608.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Jul 2009
Concept Approved
08 Jul 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Jul 2010
Project closed
30 Apr 2014