Biodiversity Conservation and Management of the Bohol Islands Marine Triangle

Project Summary

This project addresses the priorities of the Philippine National Biodiversity Action Plan (NBSAP), the Philippine Marine Policy, and the Philippine Agenda 21. It also complements past and existing Philippine coastal resources management projects, such as the Coastal Environment Program in coordination with the National Integrated Protected Areas System, the Coastal Resources Management Program, and the Central Visayas Regional Project-I (CVRP-I) and II. This project also complements regional/international initiatives in which the Philippines is actively participating, such as the Jakarta Mandate on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity under the Convention on Biodiversity, International Coral Reef Initiative, Coastal Zone Environment and Resource Management Project, ASEAN Marine Science Program, UNDP/GEF/IMO Regional Program on the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East ASEAN, and the International Protected Seascape System.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Foundation for Filipino Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
718,270 USD
Co-financing Total
637,611 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 1,380,881.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jul 1999
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Dec 2000
Project closed
01 Jun 2007