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 Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1991

Project Documents

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