Application of a Regional Approach to the Management of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas in Cuba's Southern Archipelagos

Project Summary

Globally significant marine biodiversity conserved and sustainably used through an extended, strengthened and integrated network of coastal and marine protected areas in the Southern Archipelagos region

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
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), through the National Center for Protected Areas (CNAP); WWF Canada
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,710,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,104,907 USD
GEF Agency Fees
577,000 USD
Total Cost 19,874,907.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
15 Feb 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
04 May 2009
Project closed
09 Jun 2016