International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

A list of all GEF International Waters (IW) projects, plus multi-focal area projects with IW components. Each project profile offers the latest contact information, project fiche, technical and management documents, and other outputs from its respective project team.

Project list
active (Project Approved)
6920 - Implementation of the Arafura and Timor Seas Regional and National Strategic Action Programs
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Under Implementation)
6962 - Advancing IWRM Across the Kura River Basin through Implementation of the Transboundary Agreed Actions and National Plans
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved)
4343 - UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea LME Phase II Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved)
5674 - Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries and Water Resources Management Project
African Development Bank (AfDB), Tunisia
preparation (Project Approved)
9165 - Enabling Implementation of the Regional SAP for the Rational and Equitable Management of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System (NSAS).
UN Development Programme
active (Project Approved)
5513 - Western Indian Ocean LMEs Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms SAPPHIRE Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (Concept Proposed)
10548 - Common Oceans - Sustainable utilization and conservation of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
preparation (Concept Proposed)
5395 - R2R- Pacific Islands Ridge-to-Reef National Priorities – Integrated Water, Land, Forest and Coastal Management to Preserve Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Store Carbon, Improve Climate Resilience and Sustain Livelihoods
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (Concept Approved)
10374 - GEF IW:LEARN 5: Supporting Portfolio Coordination Within and Beyond the International Waters Focal Area, particularly in SIDS, Through Knowledge Sharing, Information Management, Partnership Building and Programmatic Guidance
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Approved)
5827 - Coordination of the Global Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction ABNJ Program
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Project Completed)
4660 - Sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation of deep-sea living marine resources and ecosystems in the ABNJ
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Project Completed)
4581 - Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Project Completed)
4856 - Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation - Models for Innovation and Reform
World Bank
closed (Project Completed)
4582 - Strengthening Global Capacity to Effectively Manage Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Project Completed)
4580 - Global Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
9940 - Towards Sustainable Management of the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME) – Initial Support to SAP Implementation
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved) - See results
5526 - Support to the Cubango-Okavango River Basin Strategic Action Programme Implementation
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Under Implementation)
4940 - Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Land-based Sources and Activities
UN Environment (UNEP)
closed (Project Completed) - See results
2706 - Implementing Integrated Water Resource and Wastewater Management in Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS
UN Environment (UNEP)
active (Under Implementation)
6952 - Implementation of the Strategic Action Program of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

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