Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation

Project Summary

The trust fund provides reliable recurrent funding for the establishment and management of a national system of protected areas, and development of the institutional and human resource capacities needed to manage the national system. This project is testing the feasibility of a trust fund mechanism for providing long-term, sustainable finance for biological conservation programs in the protected areas.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
542
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Bhutan
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Forestry Department, Nature Conservation Division
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,570,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 17,570,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1991
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
31 Dec 1997