Strengthening Trans-boundary Cooperation and Integrated Natural Resources Management in the Songwe River Basin

Project Summary

Project Objective: To enhance basin protection, livelihoods and integrated water resources management in the Songwe River Basin (SRB) through improved transboundary cooperation and sustained ecosystem services

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
African Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Songwe River Basin Commission (SRBC); Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development of Malawi acting on behalf of Malawi and Tanzania
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,392,694 USD
Co-financing Total
11,044,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
607,305 USD
Total Cost 17,636,694.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Sep 2016
Concept Approved
03 Oct 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
25 Sep 2018
Project closed