SPWA-BD: Integrating the Sustainable Management of Faunal Corridors into Niger's Protected Area System

Project Summary

To expand Niger's managed protected area (PA) system within the Saharan biome by demonstrating effective approaches to PA management and establishing faunal migration corridors.

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 Water, Environment and of Desertification Control (MELD), General Directorate for the Environment, Water and Forestry (DGEEF)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
69,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,768,182 USD
Co-financing Total
9,354,911 USD
GEF Agency Fees
176,818 USD
Total Cost 11,192,093.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Feb 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Jan 2011
Project closed
01 Aug 2016