Strengthening National Systems to Improve Governance and Management of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas and Territories

Project Summary

Strengthen the conservation and management of key biodiversity sites in the Philippines, by institutionalizing ICCAs as a sustainable addition to the national PA estate.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (DENR – PAWB), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Koalisyong ng Katutubong Samahan ng Pilipinas (KASAPI), Philippine Association for Intercultural Development (PAFID)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
75,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,751,484 USD
Co-financing Total
5,025,239 USD
GEF Agency Fees
166,391 USD
Total Cost 6,851,723.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Apr 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
21 May 2014
Concept Approved
21 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Jul 2015
Project closed