INTERNATIONAL WATERS LEARNING EXCHANGE & RESOURCE NETWORK

IW:LEARN

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.

Marine Portfolio
closed (Completed) - See results
1909 - Protection of the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (LME)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
preparation (Concept Proposed)
4487 - LME-AF Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Fisheries Management in the Large Marine Ecosystems in Africa (PROGRAM)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Completed)
405 - Black Sea Environmental Management
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Under Implementation) - See results
3749 - Towards Ecosystem Management of the Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
pipeline (Agency Concept)
4658 - ARCTIC Integrated Adaptive Management of the West Bering Sea Large Marine Ecosystem in a Changing Climate
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Completion) - See results
1462 - Programme for the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems: Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystems Project (ASCLME)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved) - See results
4280 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program APL B1
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Project Closed) - See results
4528 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program in Ghana
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Project Closed)
4027 - Global Partnership with Fisheries Industry for the Sustainability of Living Aquatic Resources
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
preparation (IA Approved)
8029 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program SOP C1
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Project Completion) - See results
613 - Environmental protection of the Rio de la Plata and its Maritime Front: Pollution Prevention and Control and Habitat Restoration (FREPLATA)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
3997 - Albania - Improving Coverage and Management Effectiveness of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (Project Approved)
4746 - Implementation of Global and Regional Oceanic Fisheries Conventions and Related Instruments in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Closure) - See results
790 - Reducing Environmental Stress in the Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Closure) - See results
1618 - Towards a Convention and Action Programme for the Protection of the Caspian Sea Environment (Phase II)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (Project Approved)
4856 - Oceans Finance Facility to Finance Effective Management and Transitional Reform of OceanicFisheries. N.B. Retitled at PPG stage to: Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation - Models for Innovation and Reform
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Completed) - See results
3314 - Sustainable Management of Fish Resources - under the Strategic Partnership for a Sustainable Fisheries Investment Fund in the Large Marine Ecosystems of Sub-Saharan Africa
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Completed) - See results
1580 - Control of Eutrophication, Hazardous Substances and Related Measures for Rehabilitating the Black Sea Ecosystem: Phase 1
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Completion) - See results
2263 - Control of Eutrophication, Hazardous Substances and Related Measures for Rehabilitating the Black Sea Ecosystem, Tranche 2
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Under Implementation)
4659 - Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development: Mainstreaming the Application of Marine Spatial Planning Strategies, Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Project Closure)
2474 - Promoting Ecosystem-based Approaches to Fisheries Conservation and LMEs
UN Environment (UNEP)
cancelled (Cancelled)
2688 - Integrated Ecosystem Management of the Gulf of Fonseca
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
closed (Completed)
3619 - CTI Strategies for Fisheries Bycatch Management
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Completed) - See results
3558 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
preparation (Concept Proposed)
4580 - ABNJ Global Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (PROGRAM)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
4581 - ABNJ Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
4660 - ABNJ Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation of Deep-sea Living Marine Resources and Ecosystems in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
preparation (Council Approved)
4664 - ARCTIC GEF-Russian Federation Partnership on Sustainable Environmental Management in the Arctic under a Rapidly Changing Climate (Arctic Agenda 2020)
UN Environment (UNEP)
active (IA Approved)
4343 - UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea LME Phase II Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
pipeline (Project Approved)
5271 - Global Sustainable Supply Chains for Marine Commodities
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Under Implementation)
3589 - Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle-Southeast Asia (CTI-SEA)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
closed (Project Approved) - See results
3524 - CTI Sulu-Celebes Sea Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SCS)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Closure) - See results
3523 - CTI West Pacific-East Asia Oceanic Fisheries Management Project - under the Coral Triangle Initiative
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Completion) - See results
3305 - Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed) - See results
1252 - Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Project Completion)
2131 - Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Closure) - See results
922 - Baltic Sea Regional Project (BSRP), Phase I
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
preparation (IA Approved)
5393 - EAS Sustainable Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the West Pacific and East Asian Seas
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (IA Approved)
5401 - Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand
UN Environment (UNEP)
active (Project Approved)
5304 - Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
pipeline (Project Approved)
5513 - Western Indian Ocean LMEs Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms SAPPHIRE Project
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved) - See results
5542 - Catalysing Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable Management of Shared Living Marine Resources in the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystems (CLME+)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (IA Approved)
5556 - West Balkans Drina River Basin Management
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
closed (Completed)
3271 - Regional Activities of the Strategic Partnership for a Sustainable Fisheries Investment Fund in the Large Marine Ecosystems of Sub Saharan Africa, Tranche 1
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
preparation (Concept Approved)
2093 - Strategic Partnership for a Sustainable Fisheries Investment Fund in the Large Marine Ecosystems of Sub-Saharan Africa (Tranche 1, Installment 1)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
active (Concept Approved)
3559 - Strategic Partnership for a Sustainable Fisheries Investment Fund in the Large Marine Ecosystems of Sub-Saharan Africa (Tranche 1, Installment 2)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
pipeline (CEO PIF Clearance)
5674 - Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries and Water Resources Management Project
African Development Bank (AfDB), Tunisia
closed (Project Closure) - See results
1032 - Sustainable Management of the Shared Marine Resources of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME) and Adjacent Regions
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project Completion) - See results
1082 - Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Project (SWIOFP)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (WB)
preparation (CEO Approved)
9681 - Addressing Marine Plastics - A Systemic Approach
UN Environment (UNEP)
preparation (IA Approved)
5622 - LME-EA Coral Triangle Initiative Project (COREMAPIII-CTI)
World Bank
active (Project Approved)
9563 - Third South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (SWIOFish3)
World Bank
active (Concept Approved)
9607 - Mediterranean Sea Programme (MedProgramme): Enhancing Environmental Security
UN Environment (UNEP)
active (Concept Approved)
9060 - CFI: Coastal Fisheries Initiative (PROGRAM)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
9124 - Coastal Fisheries Initiative- Latin America
UN Development Programme
active (Project Approved)
9125 - The Coastal Fisheries Initiative Challenge Fund: Enabling Sustainable Private Sector Investment in Fisheries (CFI-CF)
World Bank
active (Project Approved)
9126 - Delivering Sustainable Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits in West Africa through Good Governance, Correct Incentives and Innovation
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
9128 - The Coastal Fisheries Initiatives Global Partnership
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
active (Project Approved)
9129 - Eco-system Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) in Eastern Indonesia (Fisheries Management Area (FMA)- 715, 717 & 718)
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
active (Project Approved)
9160 - Regional Partnership for African Fisheries Policy Reform (RAFIP)
World Bank
active (Project Approved)
9360 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program, Additional Financing‎
World Bank
active (Concept Approved)
9443 - Strengthening Capacity for International Cooperation in the Ecosystem-based Management of the Antarctic Large Marine Ecosystem
UN Development Programme
active (Project Approved)
9545 - Implementation of Ecosystem Approach in the Adriatic Sea through Marine Spatial Planning
UN Environment (UNEP)
active (Project Approved)
9692 - Second South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (SWIOFish2)
World Bank
active (Project Approved) - See results
9720 - Developing Organizational Capacity for Ecosystem Stewardship and Livelihoods in Caribbean Small-Scale Fisheries (StewardFish)
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
preparation (Concept Approved)
9797 - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Phase 2
World Bank
closed (Completed)
3518 - Strengthening the Marine and Coastal Protected Areas of Russia
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved)
9959 - Long-term Financial Mechanism to Enhance Mediterranean MPA Management Effectiveness
Conservation International (CI)
preparation (Concept Approved)
9909 - Sustainable Management of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Programme
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Completed)
3607 - Application of a Regional Approach to the Management of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas in Cuba's Southern Archipelagos
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
3713 - Establishing Effectively Managed Marine Protected Areas in Djibouti
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
3729 - Building a Sustainable National Marine Protected Area Network
UN Environment (UNEP)
closed (Completed)
3826 - Designing and Implementing a National Sub-System of Marine Protected Areas (SMPA)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
preparation (Concept Approved)
9911 - Strengthening of the Enabling Environment, Ecosystem-based Management and Governance to Support Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme of the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem
UN Environment (UNEP)
preparation (Concept 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)
9949 - Setting the Foundations for Zero Net Loss of the Mangroves that Underpin Human Wellbeing in the North Brazil Shelf LME
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
closed (Project Approved)
3865 - Strengthening the Marine and Coastal Protected Areas System
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
3910 - Inter-jurisdictional System of Coastal-Marine Protected Areas (ISCMPA)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
3956 - Consolidating Costa Rica's Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
UN Development Programme
closed (Completed)
4180 - Coastal Protected Area Management
UN Development Programme
active (Project Approved)
4637 - Marine and Coastal Protected Areas
World Bank
active (Project Approved)
4708 - Strengthening the Sub-system of Coastal and Marine Protected Areas
UN Development Programme
closed (Project Completed)
3021 - Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation into the Operation of the Tourism and Fisheries Sectors in the Archipelagos of Panama
World Bank
closed (Completed)
3410 - Piloting of an Ecosystem-based Approach to Uruguayan Coastal Fisheries
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
closed (Completed)
3862 - Strengthening Fisheries Governance to Protect Freshwater and Wetland Biodiversity
UN Development Programme
active (Project Approved)
4716 - Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Coastal and Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
active (Project Approved)
4730 - Increasing Representation of Effectively Managed Marine Ecosystems in the Protected Area System
UN Development Programme
closed (Project closed)
3863 - Mainstreaming Biodiversity Management into Fisheries and Tourism Activities carried out in Coastal /Marine Ecosystems
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
666 - Coastal Zone Management along the Gulf of Aden
World Bank
closed (Project closed)
1317 - Coastal Biodiversity Management of DPR Korea's West Sea
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Completed)
2251 - Mainstreaming Marine Biodiversity Conservation into Coastal Management in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
closed (Project closed)
2881 - Integrated Management of Marine and Coastal Resources in Puntarenas
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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