CTI Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Programme (ATSEA) - under the Coral Triangle Initiative

Project Summary

To ensure the integrated, cooperative, sustainable, ecosystem-based management and use of the living coastal and marine resources, including fisheries and biodiversity, of the Arafura and Timor Seas region, through the formulation, inter-governmental adoption and initial implementation of a Regional Strategic Action Programme (SAP) and National Action Programs (NAPs).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia (BRKP), in cooperatioin with Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) (Timor Leste), Dep. Of Environment & Water Resources (DEW) (Australia) in collobaration with UNOPS
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,248,047 USD
GEF Agency Fees
265,000 USD
Total Cost 8,898,047.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Oct 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Mar 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Oct 2009
Project closed
25 Aug 2016