Marine Biodiversity Protection and Management

Project Summary

This Project will protect critical sites for marine biological diversity, including coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass areas, within the core zones of large multiple-use marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Aleipata And Safata Districts of Upolu Island. It will demonstrate a model and innovative district-level approach to community-based management and protection of marine biodiversity that has wider application in Samoa, the Pacific Islands region, and globally.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
656
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Samoa
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
The World Conservation Union (IUCN)
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:
1999

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
899,978 USD
Co-financing Total
658,148 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 1,583,126.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Nov 1998
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Jan 1999
Concept Approved
01 Jan 1999
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Feb 1999
Project closed
31 Mar 2004