Integrated Management of Marine and Coastal Areas of High Value for Biodiversity in Continental Ecuador

Project Summary

To develop an integrated management approach for the use and conservation of coastal and marine areas of high biodiversity value, by establishing conservation areas, strengthening mangrove concessions and integrating biodiversity conservation in fisheries management within conservation areas.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of the Environment (MAE),Conservation International Foundation (CI) will act as an Implementation Partner
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
70,320 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,258,788 USD
Co-financing Total
19,407,147 USD
GEF Agency Fees
419,879 USD
Total Cost 23,736,255.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
07 Mar 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Jun 2014
Project closed