Manas Integrated River Basin Management Project (M-IRBM)

Project Summary

To enhance resilience to climate change and sustainability of ecosystems services in the glacier-fed India-Bhutan transboundary Manas River Basin, through improved transboundary cooperation to facilitate integrated ecosystem-based river basin management

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
World Wildlife Fund - US Chapter
Executing Agencies
India: Central Water Commission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change, and Assam State Government agencies (Assam Water Resources Department (AWRD), Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), Assam Forest Department, Bodo Territorial CouncilBhutan: National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, National Environment Commission, and Gross National Happiness Commission
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,974,312 USD
Co-financing Total
50,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
807,688 USD
Total Cost 59,174,312.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Mar 2018
Preparation Grant Approved
25 May 2018
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2018
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed