Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in the Western Slope of the Serrania del Baudo

Project Summary

The objective of the project is the development of a strategy for the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity with the participation of local communities and administrations. The project supports dialogue and lays the basis for a more environmentally grounded development plan for the refion given that the recently proposed development programs fro the region have presented conceptual and methodological differences in approach with respect to the cultural systems of its inhabitants and to their relationship with the natural environment.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Fundacion Natura
GEF Project Manager
Mario A. Ramos |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,237,360 USD
GEF Agency Fees
Total Cost 2,987,360.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Feb 1999
Preparation Grant Approved
07 May 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Apr 1999
Project closed
30 Jun 2002