Project ID 2210215031

There are 17 Biosphere Reserves in Central America, including Trifinio-Fraternidad transboundary BR, shared by El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. UNESCO Global Geopark Rio Coco in Nicaragua is the first one in the region. These territories are of vital ecological, geological and cultural importance, and are key to sustainable development. The local and indigenous communities living in these territories rely extensively on their ecosystem services such as water, tourism, natural resources and increase resilience of people to global challenges. This workplan will strengthen UNESCO sites in Central America, with a focus on sustainable development and Agenda 2030, building resilience, governance, inclusion, cooperation and contributing to biodiversity and climate action agendas.

  • On-going

USD 37,209

Total Project Budget

USD 20,966

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Assessed Contribution - Assessed Contribution Natural sciences Contribution to Regular Budget 37,209 20,966

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Natural sciences
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.SC1 - Inclusive knowledge and capacities of Member States strengthened to advance and apply science for sustainable management of natural resources, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation and restoration, and disaster risk resilience
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.IP3 - Member States capacities and awareness are strengthened to protect, safeguard and promote Indigenous knowledge, cultures, and languages through inclusive policies and targeted action
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 30%
  • 20%
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%