Sustainable Financing of the Protected Area System in Mozambique

Project Summary

Project Objective: Strengthen the overall effectiveness and sustainability of Mozambique’s protected area system, including financial sustainability, through working partnerships between private, NGO and community stakeholders.

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 Tourism (MITUR), National Directorate for Protected Areas
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,850,000 USD
Co-financing Total
13,868,190 USD
GEF Agency Fees
485,000 USD
Total Cost 18,868,190.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Aug 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
15 May 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Aug 2010
Project closed
31 Dec 2016