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SPWA-BD: Support for the Consolidation of a Protected Area System in Guinea-Bissau's Forest Belt

Project Summary

Project Objective: To establish and operationalize terrestrial PAs in the Dulombi-Boé-Tchetche (DBT) complex and thereby significantly expand and strengthen Guinea-Bissau’s PA system.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Institute for Protected Areas and Biodiversity (IBAP)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,920,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 4,920,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Dec 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2008
Concept Approved
14 Jan 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Apr 2010
Project closed