International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Western Indian Ocean LMEs Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms SAPPHIRE Project

To achieve effective long-term ecosystem management in the Western Indian Ocean LMEs in line with the Strategic Action Programme as endorsed by the participating countries.

Large Marine Ecosystem

Agulhas Current (LME) , Somali Coastal Current (LME)

Africa , Eastern Africa , SIDS (Africa) , Southern Africa , SIDS , Small island developing States

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General information
GEF ID 5513
Project type Full-Size Project
Status pipeline (Project Approved)
Start Date 23 Sep 2013
End Date 30 Sep 2018
GEF characteristic:
GEF Allocation to project 10,976,891 USD
Total Cost of the project: 344,705,185.00 USD
Comoros , Kenya , Madagascar , Mauritius , Mozambique , Seychelles , Somalia , South Africa , Tanzania United Republic of , Regional

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project contacts
Dixon Waruinge Coordinator
Ms. Akiko Yamamoto Regional Technical Adviser