Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Coastal and Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Project Summary

: To promote the conservation and long-term sustainable use of marine and coastal biodiversity (BD) of global importance through effectively and equitably managed marine-coastal protected areas (MPAs), which will contribute to improving the economic welfare of the Guatemalan population.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala (MARN); National Council of Protected Areas (CONAP); The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
90,909 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,354,545 USD
Co-financing Total
16,190,535 USD
GEF Agency Fees
535,455 USD
Total Cost 21,635,989.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Nov 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Nov 2011
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Oct 2013
Project closed