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Consolidation of Liberia's Protected Area Network

Project Summary

The project aim is to consolidate and extend the Liberian Protected Area Network. The main components financed by the GEF will focus on the strengthening of management instruments (strategy, law, financial mechanisms) and the creation of three new protected areas in critical Liberian ecosystems (lake Piso, Gola forest and Wonegizi forest) . To have a comprehensive approach, other components will deal with capacity building and the development of conservation livelihood systems.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Forestry Development Agency
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
56,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,630,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
80,600 USD
Total Cost 7,436,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Feb 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
02 May 2007
Concept Approved
12 Apr 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Mar 2008
Project closed
18 Jun 2013