Strengthening Capacity for International Cooperation in the Ecosystem-based Management of the Antarctic Large Marine Ecosystem

Project Summary

To strengthen multilateral cooperation in ecosystem-based management of the Antarctic Large Marine Ecosystem (ALME) through supporting national-level institutional strengthening and building the capacity of GEF-eligible countries to meet their marine resource management commitments and obligations under the intergovernmental Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, (CCAMLR) to help ensure sustainable ALME fisheries including in the context of climate variability and change.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,192,694 USD
Co-financing Total
45,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
588,306 USD
Total Cost 51,392,694.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
02 May 2017
Concept Approved
01 May 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed