Testing a Prototype Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (CReW)

Project Summary

In the context of the Cartagena Convention and its LBS Protocol2, to pilot revolving financing mechanisms and their related wastewater management reforms that can be subsequently established as feasible instruments to provide sustainable financing for the implementation of environmentally sound and cost-effective wastewater management measures.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Inter-American Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Caribbean Development Bank, UNEP CAR/RCU, Government Ministries, Local Municipalities and Wastewater Mgmt Utilities
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
380,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
20,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
251,702,403 USD
GEF Agency Fees
2,000,000 USD
Total Cost 272,082,403.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Dec 2008
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Dec 2010
Project closed
17 May 2019