African regional projects

GEF Report: UNEP/CBD/COP/13/14/Add.1, 2016
Country Agency Project Name GEF Total Cofinance Total Project Cost
Regional UNEP Support to Preparation of the Third National Biosafety Reports to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – Africa Region 1,368,550 1,225,000 2,593,550

Country Project Name BD Total GEF Cofinance Total Project Cost
Regional Food-IAP: Fostering Sustainability and Resilience for Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa - An Integrated Approach (IAP-PROGRAM) 19.22 106.36 805.36 911.72

COP12: UNEP/CBD/COP/12/14/ADD1, 16 July 2014 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country Agency Title GEF Total Cofinance Total Project Cost
Regional UNEP Multi-Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacity on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision-making (Angola, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Congo DR) 3,860,000 6,546,500 10,406,500
Regional UNDP A Bottom Up Approach to ABS Community Level Capacity Development for Successful Engagement in ABS Value Chains in Cameroon Echinops giganteus and Namibia Commiphora wildii 972,727 1,100,000 2,072,727
Regional UNEP Engaging Policy Makers and the Judiciary to Address Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade in Africa 2,000,000 4,000,000 6,000,000
Regional UNEP Multi-Country Project to Strengthen Institutional Capacity on LMO Testing in Support of National Decision-making (Angola, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Congo DR) 3,860,000 6,546,500 10,406,500
Regional UNEP Supporting African Countries in Identifying Opportunities For Public-Private Partnerships During the Preparation of Early Ratification and Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS (Participating countries: Benin, Egypt, Lesotho, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Togo, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda) 6,831,000 4,322,500 11,153,500
Regional UNEP Ratification and Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol for the Member countries of the Central African Forests Commission COMIFAC (Participating countries: Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Chad, Congo DR) 1,762,557 8,300,000 10,062,557

Countries Agency Title GEF Co-finance
Central African Republic, Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, Chad UNDP Improving Lake Chad Management through Building Climate Change Resilience and Reducing Ecosystem Stress through Implementation of the SAP 6,712,350 33,484,250
Kenya, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania, South Africa UNEP Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Protection of the Western Indian Ocean from Landbased Sources and Activities 12,046,680 66,710,000
Kenya, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, South Africa UNDP Western Indian Ocean LMEs Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms SAPPHIRE Project 12,291,811 68,802,000
Angola, Botswana, Namibia UNDP Support to the Cubango-Okavango River Basin Strategic Action Programme Implementation 6,898,500 60,700,000
Burkina Faso, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Chad UNDP/UNEP Improving IWRM, Knowledge based Management and Governance of the Niger Basin and the Iullemeden Taoudeni Tanezrouft Aquifer System (ITTAS) 14,960,250 77,956,945
Uganda, Congo DR AfDB Lakes Edward and Albert Integrated Fisheries and Water Resources Management Project 5,000,000 99,700,000.00
Angola, Namibia, South Africa UNDP Realizing the Inclusive and Sustainable Development in the BCLME Region through the Improved Ocean Governance and the Integrated Management of Ocean Use and Marine Resources 7,187,306 33,460,000

COP 11: UNEP/CBD/COP/11/8, 17 September 2012 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country GEF Agency Project Title GEF BD Grant Cofinance Total Project Cost
Regional UNEP Preparation of the Second National Biosafety Reports to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety-Africa 993,950 840,000 1,833,950

Country Agency Project Title BD Grant Total GEF Grant Cofinance
Regional World Bank Sahel and West Africa Program in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative 17,924,663 100,759,259 1,810,000,000
Regional AfDB LCB-NREE Lake Chad Basin Regional Program for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Efficiency (PROGRAM) 1,861,111 20,503,086 172,563,158
Regional AfDB Mano River Union Ecosystem Conservation and International Water Resources Management (IWRM) Project 2,571,428 3,186,364 25,000,000

COP 10: UNEP/CBD/COP/10/6, 2 August 2010 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country Agency Project Title GEF Amount ($) Cofinancing Amount ($) Total ($)
Regional (Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa) UNEP Supporting the Development and Implementation of Access and Benefit Sharing Policies in Africa 1,177,300 795,950 1,973,250
Regional (Central African Republic, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo DR) UNDP CBSP Sustainable Financing of Protected Area Systems in the Congo Basin 8,181,818 50,600,000 58,781,818
Regional (Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Congo DR) FAO CBSP Sustainable Management of the Wildlife and Bushmeat Sector in Central Africa 4,245,452 6,000,000 10,245,452
Regional (Congo, Congo DR) UNDP CBSP Catalyzing Sustainable Forest Management in the Lake Tele-Lake Tumba (LTLT) Transboundary Wetland Landscape 2,172,726 6,600,000 8,772,726
Regional (Gambia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Chad, Togo) UNEP SPWA Evolution of PA Systems with regard to Climatic, Institutional, Social, and Economic Conditions in the West Africa Region 3,636,364 10,000,000 13,636,364
Regional (Malawi, Zambia) World Bank Sustainable Management of Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area 4,817,000 8,300,000 13,117,000
Regional (Africa) World Bank SPWA-BD Scaling up the impacts of goods practices in linking poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation 900,000 1,100,000 2,000,000
Regional (Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana) FAO SPWA-Development of a trans-frontier conservation area linking forest reserves and protected areas in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire 859,090 1,200,000 2,059,090
Regional (Namibia, Zambia) World Bank Open Africa North South Tourism Corridor (OANSTC) 495,449 635,498 1,130,947

Country Agency Title GEF Grant ($) Biodiversity contribution ($) Cofinancing ($)
Regional (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon) WB, UNDP, UNEP, FAO SFM Program for Sustainable Forest Management in the Congo Basin (this Program consists of 13 complementary projects) 54,725,097 28,923,797 200,705,097
Regional (Central African Republic, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo DR) UNEP CBSP - A Regional Focus on Sustainable Timber Management in the Congo Basin 3,075,681 1,282,500 6,280,000

COP 9: UNEP/CBD/COP/9/9, 2 May 2008 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country GEF Agency Project Title GEF Amount ($ million) Cofinancing Amount ($ million) Total Amount ($ million)
Regional (Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Togo) World Bank West African Regional Biosafety Program 5.4 15.54 20.94

COP 8: UNEP/CBD/COP/8/10, 6 February 2006 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country Name IA Project Name GEF Amount Co-fin Amount Total
Regional (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon) UNDP Conservation of Transboundary Biodiversity in the Minkebe-Odzala-Dja Interzone in Gabon, Congo, and Cameroon FP $10.12 $34.62 $44.74
Regional (Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana) UNEP Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa FP $5.00 $6.17 $11.17
Regional (Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Senegal) UNDP In-situ Conservation of Endemic Ruminant Livestock in West Africa FP $10.00 $19.59 $29.59
Regional (Kenya, Burkina Faso) UNEP Dryland Livestock Wildlife Environment Interface Project (DLWEIP) MSP $0.98 $2.36 $3.33

COP 7: UNEP/CBD/COP/7/9, 17 December 2003 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country Project Name IA GEF Financing (US$ m) Total Financing (US$ m)
Regional (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger) Building Scientific and Technical Capacity for Effective Management and Sustainable Use of Dryland Biodiversity in West African Biosphere Reserves UNEP 2.75 6.58
Regional (Burkina Faso, Botswana, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Senegal, South Africa, Zimbabwe) Desert Margin Programme, Phase 1 UNEP/UNDP 5.35 15.58
Regional (Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe) Integrated Management of Dryland Biodiversity through Land Rehabilitation in the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe UNEP/UNDP 7.83 13.42
Regional (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali) Conservation of Gramineae and Associated Arthropods for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Africa UNEP 0.97 2.54

COP 6: UNEP/CBD/COP/6/9, 12 February 2002 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
COUNTRY PROJECT NAME IMPLEMENTING AGENCY GEF FINANCING (IN US$ MILLIONS) TOTAL FINANCING (IN US$ MILLIONS)
Regional (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Land Use Change Analysis as an Approach for Investigating Biodiversity Loss and Land Degradation UNEP 0.80 0.80
Regional (Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe) Africa Community Outreach Program for Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Resources World Bank 0.75 0.75
Regional (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Uganda, Zimbabwe) Community-Based Management of On-Farm Plant Genetic Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa UNEP 0.75 2.05
Regional (Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar) Coral Reef Monitoring Network in Member States of the Indian Ocean Commission (COI), within the Global Reef Monitoring Network World Bank 0.74 0.74
Regional (Lesotho, South Africa) Maloti-Drakensberg Conservation and Development Project World Bank 15.50 33.20

COP 5: UNEP/CBD/COP/5/7, 14 December 1999 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
COUNTRY PROJECT NAME GEF FINANCING (IN US$ MILLIONS) TOTAL FINANCING (IN US$ MILLIONS)
Africa Management of Indigenous Vegetation for the Rehabilitation of Degraded Rangelands in the Arid Zone of Africa 9.05 13.38
Africa Conservation Priority-Setting for the Upper Guinea Forest Ecosystems, West Africa 0.74 0.95
Africa Biological Diversity Conservation through Participatory Rehabilitation of the Degraded Lands of the Arid and Semi-Arid Transboundary Areas of Mauritania and Senegal 8.00 12.37
Africa Regional: Participatory Management of Plant Genetic Resources in Oases of the Maghreb 3.08 6.58

COP 4: UNEP/CBD/COP/4/15, 27 February 1998 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country/ies Project Name IA GEF grant Cofinancing Total cost
Regional Training the Trainers: Biodiversity Enabling Activities in Africa UNDP $0.19 0 $0.19
Regional Biodiversity loss in East Africa UNDP $0.35 0 $0.35
Regional Institutional Support to Protect East African Biodiversity UNDP $10.00 0 $10.00
Regional West Africa Pilot Community-Based Natural Resource and Wildlife Management WB $7.00 $6.19 $13.19
Regional Regional Environment Information Management Project (REIMP) WB $4.46 $11.31 $15.77
Regional Southern Africa Biodiversity Support Programme UNDP $4.50 $19.21 $23.71
Regional African NGO-Government Partnerships for Sustainable Biodiversity Action UNDP $4.33 $7.11 $11.44
Regional: East Africa Reducing Biodiversity Loss at Cross-Border sites in East Africa UNDP $12.65 $5.77 $18.42
Regional: Cameroon,Central Africa Rep.,Congo DR, Equatorial Guinea,Gabon Regional Environmental Information Management WB $3.50 $0.74 $1.09

COP 3: UNEP/CBD/COP/3/5, 18 September 1996 (Report of the Global Environment Facility)
Country/ies Project name GEF allocation (US$ millions) Total costs (US$ millions)
Regional (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe) Southern Africa Botanical Biodiversity 4.725 9.435
Regional (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) Institutional support to Protect East African Biodiversity 10 10
Regional West Africa Pilot Community-based Natural Resources and Wildlife Management 7 13.19