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Detail of GEF Project #849

GEF Project ID849
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment and Protection of the Coastal and Marine Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa
Focal AreaInternational Waters
Operational Program9
Approval Date2000-07-26
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-08-24
Project Completion Date2002-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyAdvisory Committee for the Protection of the Sea (ACOPS)
DescriptionThe goal of the project is to assist sub-Saharan African countries in achieving sustainable management of their coastal and marine environment and resources. Specifically, the project will 1) Identify areas, sites or living resources of regional and global significance that are suffering measurable degradation; 2) Determine the sources/causes of this degradation and the associated scales of impact (national, regional and global) 3) Identify areas, sites and resources of regional significance that, although not currently degraded, are threatened with future degradation; 4) Determine, through root-cause analysis, the fundamental causes of damage or threat posed; and 5) Design a program of interventions addressing problems of regional priority.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
975,000 USD
Project Cost
1,725,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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