Strengthening Fisheries Governance to Protect Freshwater and Wetland Biodiversity

Project Summary

A strengthened governance framework developed across the provinces (States) ensures effective protection freshwater fisheries and wetland biodiversity of the Parana and Paraguay river wetlands in Argentina

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
UNDP, Secretariat of the Environment and Sustainable Development (SAyDS) and the Sub-secretariat of Fisheries (SAGPYA); Associated Parteners of Buenos Aires, Entre Rios, Formosa, Chaco, Misiones, Corrientes, Santa Fe States
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
95,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,355,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,264,051 USD
GEF Agency Fees
235,500 USD
Total Cost 7,714,051.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Dec 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
20 Apr 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Mar 2010
Project closed
30 Apr 2014