Support to the Orange-Senqu River Strategic Action Programme Implementation

Project Summary

Strengthening joint management capacity for the basin-wide IWRM implementation and demonstrating environmental and socioeconomic benefits of ecosystem-based approach to water resources management through the implementation of SAP priority actions in the Orange-Senqu River basin.

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
Orange-Senqu River Commission (ORASECOM); Government of Lesotho
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,815,137 USD
Co-financing Total
364,474,492 USD
GEF Agency Fees
973,362 USD
Total Cost 375,539,629.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Mar 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2015
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2015
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Nov 2018
Project closed