Partnership to Mainstream Marine and Coastal Biodiversity into Oil and Gas Sector Development in Mauritania

Project Summary

To strengthen the necessary policy, legislative and financial instruments as well as the capacity of government and civil society stakeholders in partnership with the oil and gas industry to protect and conserve marine and coastal biodiversity.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,508,860 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 5,508,860.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Dec 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2008
Concept Approved
25 Mar 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Jan 2010
Project closed
15 Jun 2016