Expanding Coverage and Strengthening Management Effectiveness of the Terrestrial Protected Area Network on the Island of Mauritius

Project Summary

To expand and ensure effective management of the protected area network to safeguard threatened biodiversity.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agro-industry and Fisheries (National Parks and Conservation Service) and Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
11,764,400 USD
GEF Agency Fees
415,000 USD
Total Cost 15,914,400.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Oct 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Feb 2008
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Dec 2009
Project closed
28 Feb 2015