Enhancing the Resilience of Tourism-reliant Communities to Climate Change Risks

Project Summary

Increase the resilience of the tourism sector of Samoa through mainstreaming climate risks into tourism-related policy processes which guide the implementation of adaptation actions by tourism operators and tourism-reliant communities

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Samoa Tourism Authority, Ministry of Natural
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
17,288,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
195,000 USD
Total Cost 19,288,500.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Aug 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Dec 2011
Concept Approved
02 Dec 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
02 May 2013
Project closed