Coastal Zone Management along the Gulf of Aden

Project Summary

The project is designed to contribute to the conservation of globally significant coastal and marine biodiversity in threatened pilot sizeable sections of the coastal zone along the Gulf of Aden by promoting an effective and replicable integrated coastal zone management process including the establishment of coastal and marine protected areas based on a strong participation of all the coastal users. In doing so, the project will complement on going initiatives such as the regional SAP project and the Socotra Archipelago conservation project and is expected to develop an operational enabling framework for coastal and marine biodiversity conservation through CZM in Yemen which will pave the way for the development of a broader program of this kind in the country.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Environmental Protection Council
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
725,000 USD
Co-financing Total
540,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
Total Cost 1,290,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
05 Mar 1999
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Jan 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Jun 1999
Project closed
31 Dec 2003