Strengthening the Capacity of the Protected Area System to Address New Management Challenges

Project Summary

The Protected Area System of Namibia is Strengthened and Sustainably Financed Through Improving Current Systems for Revenue Generation, Introduction of Innovative Revenue Generation Mechanisms; and Cost Effective Enforcement Through Application of the Enforcement Economics 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
Ministry of Environment and Tourism - Directorate of Regional Services and Parks Management
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
400,000 USD
Total Cost 18,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Nov 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Jan 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Oct 2013
Project closed