Implementing a "Ridge to Reef" Approach to Preserve Ecosystem Services, Sequester Carbon, Improve Climate Resilience and Sustain Livelihoods in Fiji (Fiji R2R)

Project Summary

To preserve biodiversity, ecosystem services, sequester carbon, improve climate resilience and sustain livelihoods through a ridge-to-reef management of priority watersheds in the two main islands of Fiji

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
Pacific Islands Ridge-to-Reef National Priorities - Integrated Water, Land, Forest & Coastal Management to Preserve Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Store Carbon, Improve Climate Resilience and Sustain Livelihood
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,387,614 USD
Co-financing Total
30,242,012 USD
GEF Agency Fees
664,884 USD
Total Cost 37,879,626.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Apr 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Mar 2015
Project closed