Strengthening the Conservation of Globally Threatened Species in Mozambique through Improving Biodiversity Enforcement and Expanding Community Conservancies around Protected Areas

Project Summary

To strengthen the conservation of globally threatened species in Mozambique through implementation of the Conservation Areas Act – improving biodiversity enforcement and expanding protected areas through community conservancies and targeted rural development action

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
Implementing Partners: National Agency for Conservation Areas (ANAC) under the Ministry of Land, the Environment and Rural Development (MITADER); Gorongosa Restoration Project (GRP) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
15,750,000 USD
Co-financing Total
64,800,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,417,500 USD
Total Cost 80,850,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Jun 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Jul 2015
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Jun 2017
Project closed