To achieve efficiency and sustainability in tuna production and biodiversity conservation in the ABNJ, through the systematic application of an ecosystem approach in tuna fisheries for : (i) supporting the use of sustainable and efficient fisheries management and fishing practices by the stakeholders of the tuna resources, (ii) reducing illegal, unreported and unregulated [IUU] fishing, and (iii) mitigating adverse impacts of bycatch on biodiversity.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
4581
Country
Global
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Approval FY
2013
Status
Completed
Region
Global
Executing Agencies
T-RFMOs (Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT), Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), and Western and Centra
GEF Period
GEF - 5
Project Type
Full-size Project
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Co-financing Total
150,805,100
GEF Project Grant
27,172,936
GEF Agency Fees
2,445,564

Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Aug 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Oct 2013
Project Closed
29 Jun 2023