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Detail of GEF Project #780

GEF Project ID780
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment of Mnazi Bay Marine Park
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program2
PDF-B Approval Date2000-05-01
Approval Date2000-05-01
CEO Endorsement Date2002-01-03
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-10-06
Project Completion Date2008-12-31
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Natural Resources and Tourism
DescriptionThis GEF Project provides the additional funding for the development of a multi-purpose Marine Protected Area around the globally significant marine biodiversity values of the Mnazi Bay and Rovuma River estuary areas in southern Tanzania. This is Tanzania’s second Marine Park. In keeping with Marine Park philosophy in Tanzania, the sustainable use of marine resources by communities, as well as biodiversity conservation, is emphasized. This is designed as 54-month project including an initial participatory planning phase followed by an implementation phase. There is a focus on protected area zoning with sustainable harvesting. Externalities are addressed.
Implementation StatusThe full project proposal was accepted by GEF in May 2000. GoT have just gazetted the Mnazi Bay NP (June 2000). The operational ProDoc is being finalised. (mk/ar/july00).
PDF B Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,495,424 USD
GEF Grant
1,615,424 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,073,800 USD
Project Cost
3,689,224 USD
GEF Agency Fees
268,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,495,424 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
2,073,800 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
3,689,224 USD
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