Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand

Project Summary

To operate and expand the network of fisheries refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand for the improved management of fisheries and critical marine habitats linkages in order to achieve the medium and longer-term goals of the fisheries component of the Strategic Action Programme for the South China Sea

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,717,850 USD
GEF Agency Fees
285,000 USD
Total Cost 15,817,850.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Apr 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Jan 2016
Project closed