Strengthening Romania's Protected Area System by Demonstrating Government-NGO Partnership in Romania's Maramures Nature Park

Project Summary

GOAL: Strengthening Romania’s national system of protected areas by disseminating lessons and good practices extracted from the Maramures demonstration of an effective protected area model. Objective: The biodiversity of Maramures Mountains Natural Park in Romania's Northern Carpathian Mountains is effectively conserved by adopting an effective protected area management model.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
PDF A by Societatea Ecologista din Maramures, MSP by National Forest Administration
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,331,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,331,100.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Oct 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
27 Feb 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Mar 2005
Project closed
30 Dec 2009