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ARCTIC: Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) for Major Arctic Rivers to Achieve Multiple Global Environmental Benefits

Project Summary

To assist Russian Federation in introducing and piloting IWRM of large Siberian rivers and mainstream biodiversity conservation into regional development frameworks with changing climate

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
Partnership on Sustainable Environmental Management in the Arctic (“Arctic Agenda 2020”): Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology RF, Roshydromet, AMAP, Polar Foundation, Russian Geographical Society, Governments of Sakha Republic, Yamalo-Nenets Autonom
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
91,700 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,743,162 USD
Co-financing Total
15,683,740 USD
GEF Agency Fees
156,884 USD
Total Cost 17,518,602.00 USD

Project Timeline

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