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Strengthening Forest and Ecosystem Connectivity in RIMBA Landscape of Central Sumatra through Investing in Natural Capital, Biodiversity Conservation, and Land-based Emission Reductions (RIMBA project)

Project Summary

To protect biodiversity and to increase carbon stocks across the RIMBA Corridor of Sumatra by enhancing forest ecosystem connectivity through green economic development.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
• lead NEA - Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia, with:• Ministry of Home Affairs• Ministry of Public Works and Housing• Ministry of Environment and Forestry• Ministry of Agraria and Spatial Planning• Ministry of Mining and Energy• Ministry of Villages and Least Developed Regions• Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS)• Jambi Province• West Sumatra Province• Riau Province, and WWF Indonesia
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
190,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,431,763 USD
Co-financing Total
40,640,872 USD
GEF Agency Fees
896,018 USD
Total Cost 50,262,635.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Feb 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Jul 2016
Project closed