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SPWA-BD: Evolution of PA systems with regard to climate change in the West Africa Region

Project Summary

To ensure the conservation and sustainable management of representative ecosystems and biodiversity by assisting countries to assess Climate Change (CC) related risks, develop guidelines for adaptation, and build capacity for mainstreaming risk based adaptation in PAs

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
WCMC, Ministries of Environment and Natural resources & other partners
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,536,366 USD
Co-financing Total
12,119,471 USD
GEF Agency Fees
353,634 USD
Total Cost 15,755,837.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2009
Concept Approved
01 Jan 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Jul 2010
Project closed
21 Oct 2018