Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Africa for Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation to Climate Change

Project Summary

: To strengthen the weather, climate and hydrological monitoring capabilities, early warning systems and available information for responding to extreme weather and planning adaptation to climate change in Sierra Leone.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Sierra Leone
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Sierra Leone Meteorological Department; Environment Protection Agency; Office of National Security/Disaster Management Department
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
20,347,310 USD
GEF Agency Fees
400,000 USD
Total Cost 24,447,310.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
23 May 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
14 Aug 2012
Concept Approved
29 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
25 Sep 2013
Project closed