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Removing Barriers Hindering PA Management Effectiveness in Vietnam

Project Summary

To secure a sustainably financed PA system, to conserve globally significant biodiversityBy the end of the project:• Overall PA System’s Financial scorecard scores increased from 67 to 85 by project end• Overall Capacity scorecard scores increased from 40.9 to 52 by end of project • Average METT scores (for demonstration all sites) increases from 45% to 59%

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Viet Nam
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,536,360 USD
Co-financing Total
18,541,043 USD
GEF Agency Fees
363,636 USD
Total Cost 22,177,403.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Jun 2008
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Mar 2010
Project closed
24 Aug 2018