Improving Mangrove Conservation across the Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape (ETPS) through Coordinated Regional and National Strategy Development and Implementation

Project Summary

To implement a comprehensive, multi-government ratified and regionally articulated mangrove conservation strategy in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape (ETPS) countries of Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador through on-the-ground management activities and the strengthening of national and local policies that inform ridge-to-reef development planning and practices relevant to mangrove conservation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
World Wildlife Fund - US Chapter
Executing Agencies
Conservation International
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
91,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,900,810 USD
Co-financing Total
4,516,858 USD
GEF Agency Fees
171,073 USD
Total Cost 6,508,668.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Mar 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Jun 2014
Concept Approved
11 Jun 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
17 Jul 2016
Project closed
01 Jul 2019