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Enhancing Resilience of Vulnerable Coastal Areas and Communities to Climate Change in the Republic of Gambia

Project Summary

To reduce Gambia’s vulnerability to sea-level rise and associated impacts of climate change by improving coastal defences and enhancing adaptive capacities of coastal communities

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Environment Agency, Department of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
39,560,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
890,000 USD
Total Cost 48,610,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
28 Nov 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Feb 2012
Concept Approved
27 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Oct 2013
Project closed