Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change through Coastal Afforestation

Project Summary

To reduce vulnerability of coastal communities to the impacts of climate change-induced risks in four upazilas in the coastal districts of Barguna and Patuakhali (Western Region), Bhola (Central Region), Noakhali (Central Region), and Chittagong (Eastern Region).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Forest Department, Institution & Policy Support Unit (MOEF),
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,300,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
340,000 USD
Total Cost 10,500,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Jul 2007
Concept Approved
03 May 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Dec 2008
Project closed
28 Apr 2013