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

Project Objective: 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.

Executing Agencies:

Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre


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

Asia , Southern Asia

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General information
GEF ID 5401
Project type Full-Size Project
Status preparation (Project Approved)
Start Date 12 Jan 2016
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 3,000,000 USD
Total Cost of the project: 15,817,850.00 USD
Cambodia , Indonesia , Malaysia , Philippines , Thailand , Viet Nam , Regional

UN Environment (UNEP)

Project contacts
Somboon Siriraksophon Policy and Program Coordinator
Caroline Okana Programme Assistant