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Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation

The Objective of this second phase of the BCLME Programme will be to deliver the following outcomes that reflect BCLME SAP implementation requirements and recommendations: -Strengthening the institutional capacity and effectiveness of the regional Benguela Current Commission -Negotiating and securing an agreed and appropriate BCLME Treaty to support the BCC -National Level Implementation of the BCLME SAP (through appropriate Policy, Legislative and Management Reforms) which are extended to the community level through the support of partners such as D-LIST -Securing Sustainable Capacity for Long-Term Maintenance of the LME Management Components -Overall Capture and Transfer of Knowledge Products and Best Practices, and Information Networking through cooperation and coordination with GEF/IW:LEARN

Large Marine Ecosystem

Benguela Current (LME)


Documents & Resources
General information
GEF ID 3305
Project type Full-Size Project
Status closed (Project Completion)
Start Date 16 Mar 2009
End Date 31 Dec 2013
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 5,138,460
Total Cost of the project: USD 67,167,798
YES - See results data (3305)
Angola , Namibia , South Africa , Regional

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project contacts
Hashali Hamukuaya Executive Secretary
Abraham IYAMBO Minister
Nico E. Willemse Senior Project Manager
Ms. Akiko Yamamoto Regional Technical Adviser