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2000

Partnership for Natural Ecosystem Management Program (PAGEN)

Burkina Faso

Titre : Partnership for Natural Ecosystem Management Program (PAGEN)

Pays : Burkina Faso
Approuvé  : 01 novembre 2000
Organisme d’exécution : Ministry of Environment and Hydraulics, Directorate for Water & Forests
Implementing Agency  : IBRD - The World Bank

Description
The Program’s 15-year purpose is "to set up a national decentralized system for participatory management of natural ecosystems profitable for communities, private operators and the state". It is a building block to a national Decentralized Rural Development Program (DRDP) financed by IDA and other donors. Phase 1 development objective is "to establish and test in four geographical locations a decentralized system of participatory management of natural ecosystems".

The Program targets global biodiversity conservation in 4 areas of Burkina Faso by :
(i) increasing the ecological security of flora and fauna rare or threatened on a regional and global scale including the northernmost populations of African elephants ;
(ii) restoration and preservation of representative areas of the West Africa Sahelian and Sudanian ecosystems ;
(iii) preservation of genetic diversity within ecologically, economically and culturally important species in natural population within their historical range ;
and (iv) integration of sound ecological management principles of natural resources, livestock and agriculture practices in relation to wildland conservation.

The Program’s operationnalgoals are to : (1) plan and implement PRONAGEN at the ecosystem and transboundary levels ; (2) empower communities for the management of wildland as part of decentralized rural development, (3) reinforce local and national capacity ; (4) provide funds, tools and techniques for communities, Government & private operators to manage natural habitat and wildlife

Financement
GEF Grant : 18.675 US$m
Cofin Amount : 25.000 US$m
Project Cost : 43.675 US$m

Global Environment Facility

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