Development of a National Network of Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas Representative of the Comoros Unique Natural Heritage and Co-managed with Local Village Communities

Project Summary

To Establish an Expanded and Functional System of Protected Areas (PAs) in the Union of Comoros, Representative of the Country’s Biodiversity Endowment and with Good Prospects For a Sustainable Future.

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 Production, Energy, Environment, Industry and Handicraft (MPEEIH)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
99,440 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,246,000 USD
Co-financing Total
21,630,314 USD
GEF Agency Fees
424,600 USD
Total Cost 25,975,754.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Aug 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Feb 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Sep 2014
Project closed