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Detail of GEF Project #1189

GEF Project ID1189
IBRD PO ID58367
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Marine and Coastal Resource Management
CountrySenegal
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
Pipeline Entry Date2000-04-13
PDF-B Approval Date2000-08-24
Approval Date2004-03-22
CEO Endorsement Date2004-10-08
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-11-11
Project Completion Date2011-12-01
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Environment and Sanitation
DescriptionThe proposed project will strengthen the conservation and management of globally significant marine and coastal biodiversity in Senegal. Consequently, it will answer priorities identified in the National Biodiversity Strategy and the National Environment Action Plan. The project’s specific objectives will be to: 1. Strengthen the management of existing coastal and marine protected areas; 2. Develop and implement participatory systems for managing biodiversity in a sustainable manner. 3. Improve capacity to protect and conserve coastal and marine biodiversity by: i) establishing a coherent institutional framework involving all stakeholders, ii) developing and nurturing required scientific, technical and managerial skills, and iii) improving the regulatory framework for coastal zone management. At Work Program Inclusion, the project proposes to use protected areas as development poles, designing and testing approaches that integrate biodiversity conservation and sustainable use concerns with poverty alleviation and socio-economic development. GEF funding will support efforts by the Department of National Parks to sustainable manage the network of protected areas along the coast using an ecosystem approach. To meets it conservation and sustainable use objectives, the project includes the following components: (a) development of sustainable fisheries; (b) conservation of critical habitats and species; (c) program management, including M&E and communication schemes.
Implementation StatusThe Bank Board has approved this project on November 11, 2004. Letter of Grant Agreement is under preparation.
PDF B Amount
343,496 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,343,500 USD
Cofinancing Total
12,000,000 USD
Project Cost
17,343,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
806,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
11,490,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
16,833,500 USD
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