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Detail of GEF Project #461

GEF Project ID461
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDetermination of Priority Actions for the Further Elaboration and Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Mediterranean Sea
CountryRegional
RegionRegional
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program8
PDF-B Approval Date1996-08-30
Approval Date1998-03-30
CEO Endorsement Date2000-04-14
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-12-15
Project Completion Date2006-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencySecretariat for the Barcelona Convention Co-ordinating Unit for the Mediterranean Action Plan (MEDU-MAP
DescriptionThe Strategic Action Programme to Address Pollution from Land-Based Activities in the Mediterranean Region (SAP MED) provides a broad framework and timetable for the implementation of mechanisms and measures that will lead to the protection of the marine environment, including its biological resources and diversity, from the effects of harmful land-based activities. The present project includes preparatory actions leading to the adoption and implementation of regional guidelines and plans; investment in the elimination of regionally prioritised pollution hot spots; development and implementation of management plans for selected sensitive areas; development of a costed and targeted, strategic action plan for biodiversity; enhancement of public participation and institutional capacity in the region; development and implementation of economic instruments for the sustainable implementation of the SAP MED; and development and implementation of National Action Plans (NAPs) for the implementation of the SAP MED.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
PDF B Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,950,000 USD
GEF Grant
6,290,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
4,185,000 USD
Project Cost
10,475,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,950,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
5,925,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
12,215,000 USD
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