Enhanced Management of Protected Areas Estate

What the project is about?

The project seeks to counter the threats to biodiversity and overcome the barriers to effective management of protected areas and to combat illegal wildlife trade. It supports Ethiopia’s capacity for biodiversity conservation through increased effectiveness of protected area management and implementation of measure to reduce illegal wild life trade and poaching.

The project will contribute to long-term global environmental impacts including the recovery of wildlife populations, conservation of habitat and agro-biodiversity.

Project results at the end of the implementation period

  • Improved protected area management in the targeted protected areas
  • Site level law enforecement initiatives supported
  • Management system for wildlife products and live animals that are confiscated, seized and collected
  • Legislation guidance for law enforcement agencies is developed
  • Microeconomic schemes for local communities developed and implemented 
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Project start date:

January 2017

Estimated end date:

December 2022

Focus area:

  • accelerate structural transformations
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Ethiopia

    Implementing partner:

    Ethiopian WildLife Cons.Auth.

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $810,719

    2020 $1,243,538

    2019 $2,038,816

    2018 $1,990,105

    2017 $9,560

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