Project ID 526RAS2016

This project was developed as the 3rd phase of the UNESCO/KFIT funded project "Enhance the Capacity for Species Identification and Genetic Analysis on Marine Organisms in the Coral Reef Ecosystems in the Western Pacific", aiming to further enhance the capacity of IOC member state in the Western Pacific and adjacent waters for using the genetic method for species identification, encourage data sharing and collection, keep constructing the established portal site, and to apply this tool to marine resources management and biodiversity conservation.

  • On-going

USD 130,435

Total Project Budget

USD 114,025

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.06.10
End Date 2023.06.09

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Republic of Korea 130,435 114,025

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IOC1 - Member States critically supported in strengthening their capacity to conduct marine scientific research, generate knowledge, and develop and implement science-based tools, services, and policies in order to reverse the decline in ocean health and accelerate the transition towards sustainable management of ocean-related risks and opportunities
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%