Support to the Cubango-Okavango River Basin Strategic Action Programme Implementation

Project Summary

Strengthening the joint management and cooperative decision making capacity of the Cubango-Okavango River basin states on the optimal utilization of natural resources in the basin, with the aim to support the socio-economic development of the basin communities while sustaining the health of the basin ecosystems.

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
The Permanent Okavango River Basin Water commission (OKACOM)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,100,000 USD
Co-financing Total
336,638,032 USD
GEF Agency Fees
579,500 USD
Total Cost 342,938,032.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Aug 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Apr 2017
Project closed