Gulf of Aqaba Environmental Action Plan

Project Summary

As part of the regional Environmental Action Plan for the Gulf of Aqaba, the project will (a) develop regional collaborative mechanisms for strengthening the capacity to protect coastal zone and marine biodiversity; (b) develop and enforce the legal framework and regulations for control of transboundary pollution; (c) provide safeguards against oil pollution; (d) establish and implement guidelines for sustainable development of the coastal zone; (e) assess the effects of wastewater seepage on the quality and level of the transboundary water table; (f) implement a plan to control solid waste impacts on marine and coastal waters; and (g) demarcate and manage a marine protected area.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
72
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Jordan
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Planning; Aqaba Regional Authority
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,700,000 USD
Co-financing Total
9,972,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 12,672,500.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Oct 1995
Project Approved for Implementation
14 May 1996
Project closed
31 Dec 1999