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SPWA-BD: Participatory Biodiversity Conservation and Low Carbon Development in Pilot Ecovillages in Senegal

Project Summary

To remove barriers to an integrated approach to sustainable natural resource management, biodiversity conservation and low carbon development in rural areas of Senegal through the Ecovillage model.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Ecovillage Agency (ANEV)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,880,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,176,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
288,000 USD
Total Cost 16,176,900.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Sep 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
04 Mar 2010
Concept Approved
20 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Jun 2011
Project closed