Strengthening the Marine Protected Area System to Conserve Marine Key Biodiversity Areas

Project Summary

Strengthening the Conservation, Protection and Management of Key Marine Biodiversity Areas in the Philippines

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
Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources- Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau, Dept. of Agriculture - Bureau of Fisheries, National Fisheries Research and Dev't. Institute, Haribon Foundation, Kabang Kalikasan ng Pilipinas Foundation (WWF Philippines),
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
160,600 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
25,833,490 USD
GEF Agency Fees
800,000 USD
Total Cost 33,994,090.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Feb 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Jul 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Feb 2014
Project closed