Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests

Project Summary

To apply methodologies and approaches for carbon accounting and ecosystem service valuation in Blue Forests so as to provide evidence-based experience that supports replication, up-scaling and adoption of Blue Forests concepts by the international community and the GEF.

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
GRID-Arendal, WCMC CI WWF IOC UNESCO Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries IUCN Blue Ventures University of Cape Town
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
75,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
23,268,215 USD
GEF Agency Fees
450,000 USD
Total Cost 27,843,215.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Feb 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Oct 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Feb 2014
Project closed