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Country-At-A-Glance

Costa Rica is a member of a constituency comprised of the following countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela

Active Project Portfolio

Trust Fund Project Type Number of Projects Total Financing Total Co-Financing Ratio
GET National 10 $34,737,196 6.04
GET Regional/Global 18 $129,990,115 4.74
LDCF National/Regional $0 0.00
SCCF National/Regional $0 0.00
Financing for national and regional projects is inclusive of financing covering all participating countries.

STAR GEF-8 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Allocated Utilized Available Sources of funds * utilized Sources of funds available
Biodiversity $13,959,636 $13,959,635 $1 $13,959,635 $1
Climate Change $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $1,000,000 $0
Land Degradation $1,262,265 $1,260,000 $2,265 $1,260,000 $2,265
Total $16,221,901 $16,219,635 $2,266 $16,219,635 $2,266
* In light of the GEF-8 STAR full flexibility across three STAR focal areas, sources of funds are to indicate from which STAR focal area (Biodiversity, Climate Change, Land Degradation) funds are withdrawn to finance projects. This information is endorsed by the country’s Operational Focal Point.

STAR GEF-7 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $9,755,831 $8,497,910 $1,257,921
Climate Change $1,000,000 $2,257,920 ($1,257,920)
Land Degradation $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0
Total $11,755,831 $11,755,830 $1

STAR GEF-6 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized Allocations remaining to be programmed
Land Degradation $673,822 $1,673,822 $-1,000,000
Biodiversity $11,599,031 $5,330,000 $6,269,031
Climate Change $2,635,350 $2,874,500 $-239,150
Total $14,908,203 $9,878,322 $5,029,881

STAR GEF-5 Allocation and Utilization (All amounts in US$)

Focal Area Indicative allocation Allocation utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity 11,270,000 11,140,095 0 129,905
Climate Change 3,030,000 2,936,179 0 93,821
Land Degradation 750,000 750,000 0 0
Total 15,050,000 14,826,274 0 223,726

RAF GEF-4 Allocation and Utilization Summary(All amounts in US$)

Focal Area GEF-4 Indicative Allocation* Allocation Utilized PIFs cleared by CEO awaiting approval Allocations remaining to be programmed
Biodiversity $11,900,000 $11,790,000 $0 $110,000
Climate Change $3,300,000 $0 $0 $3,300,000
Total $15,200,000 $11,790,000 $0 $3,410,000

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Biodiversity (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
2773 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2007-06-14 $4,368,000 $423,270 $4,791,270
2881 Biodiversity IADB FP 2009-11-12 $3,000,000 $327,500 $3,327,500
2881 Biodiversity IADB PPG 2007-03-14 $250,000 $0 $250,000
3514 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2007-06-14 $289,091 $10,909 $300,000
3629 Biodiversity UNEP MSP 2008-10-21 $718,873 $72,727 $791,600
3629 Biodiversity UNEP PPG 2008-10-21 $8,400 $0 $8,400
3871 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2009-04-21 $865,385 $34,615 $900,000
3956 Biodiversity UNDP FP 2009-06-24 $1,212,027 $121,203 $1,333,230
3956 Biodiversity UNDP PPG 2009-07-28 $80,000 $8,000 $88,000
Total $10,791,776 $998,224 $11,790,000

RAF GEF-4 Projects in Climate Change (All amounts in US$)

GEF_ID Focal Area GEF Agency Project Type Approval Date GEF Project Grant GEF Agency Fee Total Transaction
Total $0 $0 $0

Contacts

Ms. Enid Chaverri-Tapia
Operational Focal Point since 2018-05-29
Director of International Cooperation
Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Frente Iglesia Votivo Sagrado Corazon, Barrio Francisco Peralta
San Jose, - 10101
Costa Rica
Tel: +506 22580069
Email: enid.chaverri at gmail.com; echaverri at minae.go.cr
Mr. Franz Tattenbach Capra
Political Focal Point since 2022-05-10
Minister
Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
Frente Iglesia Votivo Sagrado Corazón, Barrio Francisco Peralta
San Jose, San Jose - 10101
Costa Rica
Tel: +506 22575456
Email: ftattenbach(a t )minae.go.cr