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Detail of GEF Project #656

GEF Project ID656
IBRD PO ID59257
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameMarine Biodiversity Protection and Management
CountrySamoa
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
PDF-A Approval Date1999-01-01
Approval Date1999-01-01
CEO Endorsement Date1999-02-22
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-06-17
Project Completion Date2004-12-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyThe World Conservation Union (IUCN)
DescriptionThis Project will protect critical sites for marine biological diversity, including coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass areas, within the core zones of large multiple-use marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Aleipata And Safata Districts of Upolu Island. It will demonstrate a model and innovative district-level approach to community-based management and protection of marine biodiversity that has wider application in Samoa, the Pacific Islands region, and globally.
Implementation StatusThe project was completed and ICR was delivered Jan 31, 2005.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
899,978 USD
GEF Grant
924,978 USD
Cofinancing Total
638,148 USD
Project Cost
1,563,130 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
899,978 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
658,148 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
1,583,130 USD
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