International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests

The UNEP/GEF Blue Forests Project aims to improve and share knowledge about coastal and marine ecosystem with managers and stakeholders in selected regions on carbon sequestration, storage, possible greenhouse gas emissions as well as ecosystem services in blue forests ecosystems and on possible policy and economic instruments that may be applied to sustainable coastal habitat management.

Climate Change


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General information
GEF ID 4452
Project type Full-Size Project
Status active (Project Approved)
Start Date 26 Aug 2014
End Date 30 Mar 2017
GEF characteristic:
GEF Allocation to project USD 4,500,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 23,090,000

UN Environment (UNEP)

Project contacts
Rob Barnes Digital Communications Expert
Steven Lutz Project Manager
Tiina Kurvits Project Manager
Isabelle Vanderbeck GEF IW Task Manager (UNEP)