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Detail of GEF Project #340

GEF Project ID340
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameImplementation of the Strategic Action Programme(SAP) for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program9
PDF-B Approval Date1997-11-01
Approval Date1997-11-01
CEO Endorsement Date1998-12-10
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-02-23
Project Completion Date2005-06-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyReg. Org. for Conserv. of the Env. of Red Sea/Gulf of Aden
DescriptionWith PDF "B" funding, the three GEF Implementing Agencies have together assisted the countries of the Red Sea and PERSGA (Regional Organisation for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden) in the drafting of a Strategic Action Programme (SAP). The SAP, under the present full project, aims to develop and implement a regional framework for protection of the environmental and sustainable development of coastal and marine resources. This project is jointly implemented with the World Bank and UNEP. Associated projects amount to $271 million.
Implementation StatusNavigation Risk & Maritime Pollution Component Regional Advisory Group Workshop: Contingency Planning (Jeddah, June). Action Plan agreed upon by member states. ICZM Component ·concept paper of the Regional Shared Vision and trust Building Programme; ·PERSGA Focal Point Retreat (Aqaba) ; ·regional workshop: ‘Towards ICZM: Actions for balancing standards of life for coastal communities’- Amman; ·Training of Trainers workshop in Sudan on ICZM and Conflict Resolution and training kit prepared; ·Workshop: “Communication for sustainability” in Port-Sudan Produce the ICZM Regional Synthesis Report; ·ICZM Hand Book for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden produced ·EELS translated into French; ·teacher training on the EELS in Djibouti; ·PERSGA Integrated Information Management System (IIMS) completed ·Produce and publish: ICZM plan and profile for Djibouti, ICZM Plan for Yemen and ICZM Final report Regional Environmental Monitoring Programme (REMP) All PERSGA countries received the necessary equipment; PERSGA began to receive data on sea water analysis from some countries (Egypt and Jordan). PERSGA EIA Workshop PERSGA/ALECSO/ROWA-UNEP/ISESCO organized a regional advanced training course for coastal development projects (Jeddah: 7-11 May 2005)
PDF B Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
19,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
19,340,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
25,650,000 USD
Project Cost
44,990,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
19,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
17,650,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
36,990,000 USD
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