Strengthening Management Effectiveness and Generating Multiple Environmental Benefits within and around the Greater Kafue National Park in Zambia

Project Summary

Biodiversity and carbon sinks of Greater Kafue / West Lunga in Zambia are better protected from threats and effectively managed by local institutions, communities, and economic actors using sustainable forestry, energy and land management practices.

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 Natural Resources; Zambia Wildlife Authority; Forestry Department;
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
13,148,864 USD
Co-financing Total
46,936,777 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,314,886 USD
Total Cost 60,235,641.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Sep 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Nov 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Oct 2013
Project closed