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Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand

To operate and expand the network of fisheries refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand for the improved management of fisheries and critical marine habitats linkages in order to achieve the medium and longer-term goals of the fisheries component of the Strategic Action Programme for the South China Sea.


Gulf of Thailand (LME) , South China Sea (LME)

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General information
GEF ID 5401
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status IA Approved
Start Date 21 Mar 2016
End Date 30 Apr 2017
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area
GEF Allocation to project USD 3,000,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 15,000,000
Cambodia , Indonesia , Malaysia , Philippines , Thailand , Viet Nam , - Regional

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Project contacts
Chris Paterson Fisheries Expert
Ms. Isabelle Vanderbeck GEF IW Portfolio Manager
Somboon Siriraksophon Policy and Program Coordinator