Sustainable Financing and Management of Eastern Caribbean Marine Ecosystems

Project Summary

To contribute to enhancing the long-term sustainability of protected area networks in the OECS region, by (i) establishing sustainable financing mechanisms; (ii) strengthening marine protected area networks; and (iii) deploying a regional monitoring and information system for protected area networks.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
OECS and National Eas: Antigua & Barbuda: TBD; Dominica: TBD; Grenada: TBD; St. Kitts & Nevis: TBD; St. Lucia: TBD; St. Vincent & the Grenadines: TBD Regional EA: The Nature Conservancy.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
250,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,750,000 USD
Co-financing Total
14,800,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
875,000 USD
Total Cost 23,800,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Dec 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
31 Jul 2009
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Jul 2011
Project closed
31 Dec 2016