Implementation of the Strategic Action Program of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem

Project Summary

Improve water quality, rehabilitate the coastal and marine ecosystems, and avoid depletion of marine resources in the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM-LME)

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
The Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico (SEMARNAT), U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Mexico’s National Aquaculture and Fishing Commission (CONAPESCA), Mexico's National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), National Cleaner Production Center Tabasco Unit (NCPC-TU), National Water Commission (CONAGUA), Mexican Institute of Water Techology (IMTA), National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA), the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY), Center for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV), National Commission for Knowledge and use of Biodiversity (CONABIO), National Forest Commission (CONAFOR), Marine Secretarit (SEMAR), Institute of Ecology, A.C. (INECOL)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
12,900,000 USD
Co-financing Total
124,210,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,161,000 USD
Total Cost 137,410,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Aug 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
04 Sep 2014
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Oct 2016
Project closed