Cities-IAP: Building a Resilient and Resource-efficient Johannesburg: Increased Access to Urban Services and Improved Quality of Life

Project Summary

The project will foster city level resilience, resource efficiency, emission reductions and other co-benefits through area-based pilot demonstrations, systems analysis (food), and improved integrated planning.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Development Bank of Southern Africa
Executing Agencies
City of Johannesburg
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
145,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,093,171 USD
Co-financing Total
124,439,330 USD
GEF Agency Fees
728,384 USD
Total Cost 132,677,501.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 May 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
27 May 2015
Concept Approved
28 Apr 2015
Project Approved for Implementation
07 May 2017
Project closed