Foster multi-country cooperation and to enhance institutional capacity for the protection and sustainable management of the transboundary Senegalo-Mauritanian aquifer system and its dependent ecosystems in order to improve water and food security, and resilience to climate change.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
10784
Country
Regional
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Approval FY
2023
Status
Project Approved
Region
Regional
Executing Agencies
Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS); Executing partner: National counterpart agencies: Department of Water Resources Management and Planning (DGPRE) Gambia: Department of Water Resources Guinea Bissau : General Directorate of Water Resources (DGRH) Maurita
GEF Period
GEF - 7
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
48,330,000
GEF Project Grant
3,150,000
GEF Agency Fees
299,250

Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Mar 2021
Concept Approved
01 Dec 2021
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Jun 2023