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Detail of GEF Project #666

GEF Project ID666
IBRD PO ID70219
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCoastal Zone Management along the Gulf of Aden
CountryYemen
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
PDF-A Approval Date1998-01-23
Approval Date1999-06-09
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-08-31
Project StatusIA Approved
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyEnvironmental Protection Council
DescriptionThe project is designed to contribute to the conservation of globally significant coastal and marine biodiversity in threatened pilot sizeable sections of the coastal zone along the Gulf of Aden by promoting an effective and replicable integrated coastal zone management process including the establishment of coastal and marine protected areas based on a strong participation of all the coastal users. In doing so, the project will complement on going initiatives such as the regional SAP project and the Socotra Archipelago conservation project and is expected to develop an operational enabling framework for coastal and marine biodiversity conservation through CZM in Yemen which will pave the way for the development of a broader program of this kind in the country.
Implementation StatusThe management plan are in the final stages of preparation and they will be reviewed by the project team and by the Bank in May 2005. The closing date has been extended for six months until June 30, 3005 in order to insure the outstanding issues are addressed and that the activity is satisfactorily completed.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
540,000 USD
Project Cost
1,290,000 USD
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