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PAS: Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA)

Project Summary

To advance implementation of the PIPA Management Plan 2010 - 2014 through a twin focus on: (i) Core Operation (capacity, infrastructure, zonation, enforcement,tourism, monitoring, evaluation) and Strategic Outcomes (atoll restoration, reverse fishing license, World Heritage site management, climate change adaptation), and (ii) to design and operationalise PIPA's Sustainable Financing System.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
MELAD - Government of Kribati, Conservation International, New England Aquarium
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
20,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
870,200 USD
Co-financing Total
1,793,100 USD
GEF Agency Fees
87,000 USD
Total Cost 2,683,300.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
23 Feb 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
03 Mar 2009
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Sep 2011
Project closed