Strengthening of the Protected Area Networking System in Mongolia (SPAN)

Project Summary

Project Objective: To catalyze the management effectiveness and financial sustainability of Mongolia’s protected areas system.Overall UNDP Financial Scorecard increased from 19.4% to 40% UNDP Capacity Scorecard for PAA Department/MNET increased from 49.5% to 70%Total PA system level financing increases by at least $3 million/year (>100% increase), including site and system-level finance mechanisms (e.g. arrival fee, mining mitigation)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
3820
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Mongolia
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Nature and Environment, and Tourism (MNET)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:
2009

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,363,630 USD
Co-financing Total
2,922,858 USD
GEF Agency Fees
136,363 USD
Total Cost 4,286,488.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
10 Oct 2008
Concept Approved
15 Apr 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Aug 2010
Project closed
31 May 2016