ARCTIC: Improvement of Environmental Governance and Knowledge Management for SAP-Arctic Implementation

Project Summary

To assist Russian Federation in improving environmental governance systems in the Arctic region to reduce multiple stressors on coastal and terrestrial ecosystems and improve ecosystem resilience through implementation of ICM strategy and plans, promotion of public-private partnerships and targeted interventions supporting Strategic Action Programme for protection of the Russian Arctic environment (SAP-Arctic)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Development RF; Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology RF; the Russian Geographic Society
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
114,600 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,307,387 USD
Co-financing Total
37,771,528 USD
GEF Agency Fees
78,443 USD
Total Cost 39,193,515.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
23 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Nov 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed