Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Strategic Ecosystem Management

Project Summary

The Project Development Objective is to improve the management of marine resources in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden in selected MPAs building on resource protection, incentive systems for communities and the harmonization of the knowledge base of marine resources between PERSGA member countries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
PERSGA - The Regional Organization for the Conservation of Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
15,890,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
300,000 USD
Total Cost 18,990,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Nov 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Nov 2010
Concept Approved
29 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Dec 2012
Project closed
29 Apr 2019