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Detail of GEF Project #2753

GEF Project ID2753
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameParticipatory Coastal Zone Restoration and Sustainable Management in the Eastern Province of Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka
CountrySri Lanka
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program15; SPA
Pipeline Entry Date2005-05-19
PDF-B Approval Date2005-05-19
Approval Date2006-08-01
CEO Endorsement Date2007-12-27
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyMinistry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, IUCN-Sri Lanka
DescriptionThis grant is fully blended in the IFAD loan entitled, “Post Tsunami Coastal Restoration and Coastal Communities Resource Management Programme.” The long-term goal of the project is to rehabilitate tsunami-affected ecosystems in Sri Lanka to provide full ecosystem services including adaptation against extreme climatic events. The project development objective is to mainstream restoration and management conservation of globally important ecosystems affected by the tsunami into the reconstruction process to support sustainable livelihoods and reduce vulnerability to climate change along the East Coast of Sri Lanka.The project design is founded on overcoming three key barriers to the restoration of coastal ecosystems – that technical knowledge for low-cost restoration methods is not present on the island; that environmental issues have been given low priority during the tsunami relief and reconstruction programme; and that those processes leading
Implementation StatusProject grant included in GEF AUG06 Work Programme and CEO Approved. Project submitted for CEO Endorsement in June 2007. Following GEF Secretariat recommendations (Review Sheet), the project document is now being revised and updated to align it to the new GEF 4 focal area strategies and priorities, focusing in particular on the integration of the adaptation to climate change activities with all measures implemented under the land degradation component. The new project brief will also reflect the updated templates and project cycle. Resubmission is planned for October 2007.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,919,915 USD
GEF Grant
7,269,915 USD
Cofinancing Total
7,569,450 USD
Project Cost
14,839,365 USD
GEF Agency Fees
654,292 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
6,919,915 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
7,569,450 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
14,839,365 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
654,292 USD
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