Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Mira-Mataje and Carchi-Guaitara, Colombia–Ecuador Binational Basins

Project Summary

To promote the integrated water resources management (IWRM) in the Mira Mataje and Carchi Guaitara river basins shared by Colombia and Ecuador by strengthening the institutional and managerial capacities at the regional, local and community levels for achieving environmental and socio-economic benefits.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia (MADS) and National Water Secretariat of Ecuador (SENAGUA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,850,000 USD
Co-financing Total
16,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
365,750 USD
Total Cost 20,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Jul 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed