Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate-induced Disasters in the Dili to Ainaro Road Development Corridor, Timor Leste

Project Summary

Critical economic infrastructure for sustained human development protected from climate induced natural hazards (flooding, landslides, wind damage) through better policies, strengthened local DRM institutions and investments in risk reduction measures within the Dili to Ainaro development corridor

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Timor Leste
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
National Disaster Management Directorate (Ministry of Social Solidarity), National Directorate for International Environmental Affairs and Climate Change (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment), National Institute for Public Administration (Ministry of State Administration), Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,250,000 USD
Co-financing Total
37,366,780 USD
GEF Agency Fees
498,750 USD
Total Cost 42,736,780.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Aug 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Mar 2013
Concept Approved
29 May 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
11 Aug 2014
Project closed