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Effective Conservation and Sustainable Use of Mangrove Ecosystems in Brazil

Project Summary

The Development Objective, or Goal, of the project would be the conservation and sustainable management of mangrove ecosystems in Brazil to conserve globally significant biodiversity and key environmental services and functions important for national development and the well being of traditional and marginalised coastal communities. The Purpose, or Immediate Objective, would be to strengthen the existing National System of Conservation Units (SNUC) in its ability to deliver effective conservation to, and sustainable resource use of, key mangrove ecosystems.

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 Environment (MMA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
330,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
15,345,692 USD
GEF Agency Fees
479,700 USD
Total Cost 20,675,692.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Mar 2005
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
27 May 2008
Project closed