Transforming Effectiveness of Biodiversity Conservation in Priority Sumatran Landscapes

Project Summary

To enhance biodiversity conservation in priority landscapes in Sumatra through adoption of best management practices in protected areas and adjacent production landscapes, using tiger recovery as a key indicator of success

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
Department for Forest Protection and Nature Conservation (PHKA), Sumatran Tiger Conservation Forum (known as HarimauKita), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Fauna & Flora International (FFI)and Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
53,450,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
900,000 USD
Total Cost 62,550,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Mar 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Apr 2014
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Feb 2015
Project closed