Vietnam PARC - Creating Protected Areas for Resources Conservation (PARC) in Vietnam Using a Landscape Ecology Approach

Project Summary

Project to conserve Vietnam's globally significant biodiversity through implementation of a landscape ecology approach to protected areas management. The project will introduce, develop and implement the Protected Areas for Resources Conservation concept which is based on participatory approach, an open consultative process, and the appropriate integration of conservation and development. Objectives include provision of sustainable livelihoods and generation of employment, protection of endemic genetic resources and preservation of distinctive ethno-biological forms and values of global significance, and the mitigation of fragmentation effects.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
209
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Vietnam
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
United Nations Office for Projects Services
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,041,000 USD
Co-financing Total
655,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 6,696,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Oct 1995
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Jul 1997
Project closed
30 Jun 2003