Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Ecologically-Sustainable Island Development

Project Summary

This project will develop a full proposal for coastal conservation, management and sustainable use of coral resources and sustainable economic activities of the coastal communities in the region.18 Aug 2006This project aims to facilitate the ecologically sustainable development of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by mainstreaming conservation of biodiversity into governance systems and key productive sectors. The project will enhance local capacities to conserve tand sustainably utilize globally significant biodiversity resources, particularly in the three key economic sectors of agriculture, tourism and fisheries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
345,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,388,600 USD
Co-financing Total
5,998,600 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 9,732,200.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Sep 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
01 May 1995
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Dec 2006
Project closed
31 Jan 2015