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Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Coastal and Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Project Objective: The objective is to promote the conservation and long-term sustainable use of marine and coastal biodiversity (BD) of global importance through effectively and equitably managed marine-coastal protected areas (MPAs), which will contribute to improving the economic welfare of the Guatemalan population.

Marine Protected Areas

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

Caribbean , South America

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General information
GEF ID 4716
Project type Full-Size Project
Status active (Project Approved)
Start Date 09 Oct 2013
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area Biodiversity
GEF Allocation to project 5,354,545 USD
Total Cost of the project: 21,635,988.53 USD

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project contacts
Mark Zimsky Biodiversity Team Leader