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Detail of GEF Project #1346

GEF Project ID1346
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameIntegrated Assessment and Management of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
CountryMexico
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program9
Pipeline Entry Date2002-03-05
PDF-B Approval Date2003-06-12
Approval Date2007-09-05
CEO Endorsement Date2008-12-03
GEF Agency Approval Date2009-01-15
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyUNIDO
Executing AgencyUNIDO
DescriptionThe full GEF project proposal will address the transboundary concerns of the countries bordering the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem. These will be defined in the Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis and prioritised in the Strategic Action Programme (both of which will be completed during the PDF-B intervention). The main objective of this project will be to build the capacity and initiate governmental and institutional arrangements for planning and implementing region-wide efforts to address critical ecosystem and environmental problems in the GOMLME. In summary, the full project is expected to assist with agreed incremental costs of implementing the SAP formulated with Block B funding as follows: (1) policy, legal, institutional reforms related to habitat loss; management of living resources; and land-based sources of pollution; (2) conduct on-the-ground area-specific demonstrations related to the three priority problems(above) plus their relation to fluctuating climatic regimes and vulnerability to storm events; (3) establish an institutional arrangement for co-operation among the three nations sharing the LME.
Implementation StatusPreparing documents for CEO Endorsement
PDF B Amount
473,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,502,500 USD
GEF Grant
4,975,500 USD
Cofinancing Total
96,774,780 USD
Project Cost
101,750,280 USD
GEF Agency Fees
497,550 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,502,500 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
95,574,780 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
100,550,280 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
497,550 USD
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