Marine and Coastal Environment Management Project (MACEMP)

Project Summary

NOTE: The project GEF ID 2456 was merged with the Biodiversity project GEF ID 2101 and submitted as an integrated joint Biodiversity-International Waters project, GEF ID 2101, to the intercessional work program. The request is for $5 million from Biodiversity and $5 million from International Waters. There was no PDF-B requested from International Waters.The project development objective is to improve lives and livelihoods of coastal communities of mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar, through implementing participatory and integrated coastal development/economic activities while sustaining coastal resources. It will use an integrated, holistic approach comprising integrated coastal zone management planning, supporting alternative income generation activities supporting biodiversity conservation objectives, and improving market access and enhancing economic potential of coastal resources. Project components include; (a) strengthening of policy and regulatory frameworks; (b) Implementation of participatory integrated Coastal zone Management plans; (c) Market systems and enterprise development, (d) Improved management of marine protected areas; and (e) Monitoring and evaluation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
World Bank and URT
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
330,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
52,750,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
930,000 USD
Total Cost 63,080,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 May 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
19 Feb 2004
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
11 May 2005
Project closed
15 Feb 2013