Implementation of the Arafura and Timor Seas Regional and National Strategic Action Programs

Project Summary

To enhance sustainable development of the Arafura-Timor Seas (ATS) region to protect biodiversity and improve the quality of life of its inhabitants through conservation and sustainable management of marine-coastal ecosystems (as indicated in the SAP)

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
PEMSEA Resource Facility
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,745,662 USD
Co-financing Total
60,201,173 USD
GEF Agency Fees
925,838 USD
Total Cost 70,246,835.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Aug 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
03 Sep 2014
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Mar 2017
Project closed