Mitigating Key Sector Pressures on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity and Further Strengthening the National System of Marine Protected Areas in Djibouti

Project Summary

Enhance the resilience of Djibouti’s marine biodiversity through increasing institutional capacity, enhancing financial sustainability and management effectiveness of the MPA system, and mainstreaming marine biodiversity into key maritime sectors

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Housing, Urban Planning and Environment (MHUPE); with Ministry of Agriculture, Water, Fisheries, Livestock and Fish Resources (MAWFLFR), Ministry of Equipment and Transport (MET), Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,822,374 USD
Co-financing Total
12,390,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
268,126 USD
Total Cost 15,312,374.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Jul 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Mar 2016
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
21 May 2018
Project closed