Project ID GLO0129237

The project's objective is to move towards a more impactful GEF portfolio through facilitating replication of good practice across GEF International Waters projects, including projects across all focal areas in Small Island Developing States; working in collaboration with development partners; supporting the delivery of training information management, providing programmatic guidance; and facilitating partnership building. The project will continue supporting the GEF mandate to support transboundary cooperation. The project's activities will help the portfolio to implement regionally endorsed SAP priorities, mainstream gender considerations, and stimulate private sector investment.

  • On-going

USD 4,878,700

Total Project Budget

USD 185,708

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.06.24
End Date 2025.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

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 United Nations Development Programme 4,878,700 185,708

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
  • 60%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States