Strengthening Governance and Financial Sustainability of the National Protected Area System

Project Summary

The main objective of the project is to ensure conservation of globally significant biodiversity in the Ukrainian Upper Pripyat. It will do so through the strengthening of biodiversity conservation efforts for the Shatsk National Park and the new national park in the Pripyat-Stokhod landscape complex (including restoration of critical areas). It will ensure biodiversity-friendly land use practices in the agriculture, tourism, forestry and fishing sectors and will improve public awareness and environmental education for biodiversity conservation.

Project Details

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


Project Preparation Grant Amount
329,340 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,110,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
212,934 USD
Total Cost 6,240,240.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 May 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
04 Jun 2001
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jan 2008
Project closed
12 Nov 2013