Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme(SAP) for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Project Summary

With PDF "B" funding, the three GEF Implementing Agencies have together assisted the countries of the Red Sea and PERSGA (Regional Organisation for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden) in the drafting of a Strategic Action Programme (SAP). The SAP, under the present full project, aims to develop and implement a regional framework for protection of the environmental and sustainable development of coastal and marine resources. This project is jointly implemented with the World Bank and UNEP. Associated projects amount to $271 million.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Reg. Org. for Conserv. of the Env. of Red Sea/Gulf of Aden
GEF Period:
GEF - 1
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
19,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
17,650,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
Total Cost 36,990,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Nov 1997
Concept Approved
01 Nov 1997
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Dec 1998
Project closed
30 Jun 2005