Implementing Pilot Climate Change Adaptation Measures in Coastal Areas of Uruguay

Project Summary

The Project’s General Objective is to promote adaptation measures necessary to protect coastal wetlands and international waters of the Rio La Plata Estuary from the impacts of climate change, through the sustainable use of coastal resources, one of the main environmental assets of the country.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Housing, Land Use Planning, and Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
2,922,900 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 3,922,900.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Mar 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Apr 2006
Concept Approved
09 Jan 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Jan 2008
Project closed
14 Mar 2017