R2R: Advancing Sustainable Resources Management to Improve Livelihoods and Protect Biodiversity in Palau

Project Summary

To effectively and sustainably use biodiversity and maintain ecosystem goods and services in Palau by building institutional capacity to integrate the Palau Protected Area Network (PAN) with the Sustainable Land Management (SLM) initiative, and fostering a ridge-to-reef approach across and within these initiatives

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
Government of Palau (Office of Environmental Response and Coordination)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
110,100 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,747,706 USD
Co-financing Total
15,800,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
337,293 USD
Total Cost 19,657,806.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Nov 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Feb 2014
Concept Approved
03 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Apr 2016
Project closed