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Country: South Africa (ZAF 10)
Expected Outcome(s)/Indicator (s)/MYFF Service Line:
MYFF Service Line: Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
MYFF Expected Outcome(s): Commitments under global environment conventions incorporated into national environment and development framework.
Outcome Indicators: Adoption by government of national policy
National policy and legislation that clearly assigns legal responsibility to key national & provincial biodiversity agencies, institutional commitment at national, provincial & local conservation planning studies & implementation to build capacity at local level, & biodiversity education strategy.
National biodiversity strategy and poverty reduction strategies integrated within development strategies at local, provincial and national level and implemented.
Biodiversity conservation incorporated into the completed NSSD & experience of Wild Coast contributing to implementation of NSSD.
Implementing partner: Eastern Cape Parks Board (ECPB)
Other Partners: National Dept. of Environment Affairs & Tourism (DEAT), Eastern Cape Provincial Dept. of Economic Affairs, Environment & Tourism (DEAET), Dept. Water Affairs & Forestry (DWAF).
Total for full size US$ 30,818,000
1. Allocated resources: (Full size)
GEF (estimated) US$ 6,500,000
Co-financing US$ 24,318,000
Programme Period: 01.12.2005 – 31.12.2010
Programme Component: Environmentally sustainable development to reduce human poverty
Project Title: Conservation & Sustainable use of biodiversity on SA Wild Coast.
Project Duration: 5 yrs and 2 months (62 months)
Management Arrangement: National Execution (NEX) & PSC
On behalf of:
Shaheed Rajie, Chief Director
GEF Focal Point
Pam Yako, Director General, DEAT
Simpiwe Somdyala, Chairman, ECPB
Eastern Cape Provincial Oversight Authority
Adv. N. Burwana-Bisiwe, HOD, DEAET
Scholastica Sylvan Kimaryo, Resident Representative, UNDP