Meeting the Challenge of 2020 in The Bahamas

Project Summary

Management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in The Bahamas strengthened and integrated into broader landscape planning in order to reduce pressures on ecosystem services and biodiversity from competing resource uses

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
BEST Commission, Department of Marine Resources (DMR), Bahamas National Trust (BNT), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Department of Agriculture
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
182,648 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,243,004 USD
Co-financing Total
11,972,306 USD
GEF Agency Fees
593,085 USD
Total Cost 18,397,958.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Mar 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Feb 2020
Project closed