Detail of GEF Project #1296

GEF Project ID 1296
IBRD PO ID 59144
Funding Source GEF Trust Fund
Project Name The Green Corridor
Country Vietnam
Region Asia and the Pacific
Focal Area Biodiversity
Operational Program 3
Approval Date 2003-05-21
GEF Agency Approval Date 2003-09-02
Project Completion Date 2008-12-31
Project Status Project Completion
GEF Agency World Bank
Executing Agency WWF Indo China
Description This project will provide the additional resources required to demonstrate and ensure that by improving the management of productive landscapes, global conservation targets can be met whilst sustaining benefits to local communities and provincial coffers. This project will improve the capacity and increase the motivation of provincial authorities and local communities to cooperate for biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of natural resources.
Implementation Status The grant agreement has been signed by the Bank and countersigned by the Government in August 2003. WWF team has been established to execute the project. Several meeting with WB Hanoi Office took place to clarify roles and responsibilities on both sides and a field visit to Hue by TT was made to meet with Hue provincial government and counterparts. The Project National Director was appointed, Provincial Working Group was set up, and CTA was on board. An initial work plan was developed and being finalised. Procurement of project staff and office equipment and vehicles are proceeding smoothly and according to GA. Financial management/controls in place as agreed. The project is on-track.
GEF Project Grant
998,634 USD
GEF Grant
998,634 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,062,731 USD
Project Cost
2,061,365 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Project Documents