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Consolidating Costa Rica's Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Project objective: To consolidate Costa Rica’s marine protected areas (MPAs) by increasing their ecological representation and ensuring their effective management and financial sustainability.

Marine Protected Areas

North Brazil Shelf (LME) , Pacific Central-American Coastal (LME) , Caribbean Sea (LME)

Central America

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General information
GEF ID 3956
Project type Full-Size Project
Status closed (Completed)
Start Date 15 Jun 2011
End Date 30 Nov 2017
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area Biodiversity
GEF Allocation to project 1,212,027 USD
Total Cost of the project: 19,153,527.00 USD
Costa Rica

UN Development Programme

Project contacts
Mark Zimsky Biodiversity Team Leader