To build capacity across sectors to control the introduction and spread of invasive species in Sri Lanka, in order to safeguard globally significant biodiversity
• 80% of relevant agencies meet minimum standards [a. SOPs in place; b. All relevant staff trained in IAS control]
• At minimum 10 joint initiatives are organized involving Agencies, Private Sector and NGOs through the NISSG/NFP on IAS control
• At minimum 50,000 ha of globally important PAs benefit from IAS management actions, including 3,000 ha of protected area in Sri Lanka cleared of IAS with community participation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
2472
Country
Sri Lanka
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Approval FY
2010
Status
Completed
Region
Asia
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources
GEF Period
GEF - 4
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
3,415,000
GEF Project Grant
1,825,000
GEF Agency Fees
195,500

Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Feb 2004
Concept Approved
31 Oct 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Oct 2010
Project Closed
29 Sep 2018