Coastal Marine and Biodiversity Management

Project Summary

The project would promote management of Guinea's coastal biodiversity for both conservation of biodiversity and sustainable development ends, with a particular emphasis on assisting local communities in and around key priority sites to plan, implement, and maintain environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive alternative livelihoods options. It will do so through: (a) the establishment of one protected areas in collaboration with stakeholders and international NGOs; (b) improved collaboration between stakeholders at national and sub regional levels; (c) environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive alternative livelihoods; (d) local stakeholders enabled to plan, implement and monitor their own sustainable development plans; and (e) efficient management of project resources.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
CNSH-Ministry of Planning
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
18,530,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
808,000 USD
Total Cost 23,880,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Jan 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Dec 2000
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
22 May 2006
Project closed
15 May 2014