Strengthening the Effectiveness of the National Protected Area System by Including a Landscape Approach to Management

Project Summary

The Uruguayan Protected Areas System incorporates a landscape approach to management, strengthening the effectiveness of PAs as nuclei for the conservation of globally important species and ecosystems

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 Environment Directorate (DINAMA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
99,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,621,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,179,475 USD
GEF Agency Fees
162,100 USD
Total Cost 8,899,475.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Mar 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
24 May 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Dec 2013
Project closed