Protection of Marine Ecosystems of the Red Sea Coast

Project Summary

This project aims to protect ecosystems important to fisheries and biodiversity through improving knowledge and monitoring of Yemen's Red Sea resources and their use. The project also incorporates a regional component which is implemented by UNEP. This component will provide capacity building for PERSGA (Regional Environment Programme for the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden), based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
394
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Yemen
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Fishwealth MSRC
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
0 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 2,800,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 Mar 1996