Côte d'Ivoire

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Status on Key Actions

PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 4 - Activity completed 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 4 - Activity completed 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 0 - Not yet begun, no progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
Progress in marine protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

2012 - 2018

Development of management plans and site management
2012 - 2018 $981,500
2013 1.1) Develop management development plans
2012 $325,900 1.2) Evaluation of the state of biodiversity in 4 parks and reserves
2014 $655,600 1.3) Evalutaion of the state of biodiversity in other parks and reserves
2015 1.4) Piloting studies
2015 1.5) Validation of the studies
2018 1.6) Fundraising for the implementation of development and management plans

GEF Projects

Cote d'Ivoire is a member of a constituency comprised of the following 8 countries : Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo
Name Focus Approved On Completed On Status Grant Cofinance
Cote d'Ivoire Crop Waste Power Climate Change 1992-12-01 Cancelled 5,000,000 USD 0
Combating Living Resource Depletion and Coastal Area Degradation in the Guinea Current LME through Ecosystem-based Regional Actions International Waters 2003-11-21 2011-06-30 Under Implementation 21,449,184 USD 33,871,292 USD
Stabilizing GHG Emissions from Road Transport Through Doubling of Global Vehicle Fuel Economy: Regional Implementation of the Global Fuel Efficiency Initiative (GFEI) Climate Change 2012-06-07 Council Approved 1,713,637 USD 13,460,582 USD
Mano River Union Ecosystem Conservation and International Water Resources Management (IWRM) Project Multi Focal Area 2012-06-07 Council Approved 6,336,364 USD 25,000,000 USD
SPWA-BD: GEF Program in West Africa: Sub-component on Biodiversity Biodiversity 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
SIP-Equatorial Africa Deposition Network (EADN) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 CEO Endorsed 1,965,000 USD 6,050,000 USD
Biodiversity and Agricultural Commodities Program (BACP), Phase 1 Biodiversity 2006-08-01 Under Implementation 7,435,750 USD 11,674,000 USD
Demonstration of a Regional Approach to Environmentally Sound Management of PCB Liquid Wastes and Transformers and Capacitors Containing PCBs POPs 2008-07-28 CEO Endorsed 5,389,740 USD 9,636,543 USD
Building Scientific and Technical Capacity for Effective Management and Sustainable Use of Dryland Biodiversity in West African Biosphere Reserves Biodiversity 2003-05-16 2009-03-01 Project Completion 2,750,000 USD 3,829,000 USD
Addressing Transboundary Concerns in the Volta River Basin and its Downstream Coastal Area International Waters 2003-05-16 Under Implementation 5,844,880 USD 10,374,400 USD
Development and Protection of the Coastal and Marine Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa International Waters 2000-07-26 2002-12-31 Project Closure 750,000 USD 975,000 USD
Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Energy Efficient Building Technology in West Africa Climate Change 1992-12-01 2000-09-01 Project Closure 3,500,000 USD 2,258,188 USD
Development of Best Practices and Dissemination of Lessons Learned for Dealing with the Global Problem of Alien Species that Threaten Biological Diversity Biodiversity 1998-03-03 2002-12-01 Project Closure 750,000 USD 3,233,000 USD
Support to C?te d?Ivoire for the Revision of the NBSAPs and Development of Fifth National Report to the CBD Biodiversity 2011-12-20 CEO Approved 220,000 USD 248,000 USD
Integrated Management of Protected Areas in Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa Multi Focal Area 2012-06-07 Council Approved 4,240,000 USD 16,053,350 USD
Expedited Financing of Climate Change Enabling Activities Part II, Expedited Financing for (interim) Measures for Capacity Building in Priority Areas Climate Change 2001-10-26 2003-05-31 Project Closure 100,000 USD 0
Enabling Activities for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): National Implementation Plan for C?te d?Ivoire POPs 2001-10-09 2005-12-31 Project Closure 282,476 USD 14,700 USD
Enabling Activity for the Preparation of Initial Communication Related to the UNFCCC Climate Change 1998-03-26 2002-08-19 Project Closure 327,000 USD 0
Clearing House Mechanism Enabling Activity Biodiversity 1998-05-19 2005-12-31 Project Closure 13,800 USD 0
UNIDO MSP 2010-01-28 913,691 USD 2,400,000 USD
FAO PPG 2009-09-16 909,090 USD 1,200,000 USD
National Protected Area Management Program Biodiversity 1999-05-07 Cancelled 16,511,500 USD 51,720,000 USD
SPWA-CC: GEF Strategic Program for West Africa: Energy Component (PROGRAM) Climate Change 2008-11-13 Council Endorsed 0 USD 0
SPWA-CC Promoting Coherence, Integration and Knowledge Management under Energy Component of SPWA Climate Change 2010-01-26 CEO Approved 700,000 USD 700,000 USD
Support to GEF Eligible Parties for Alignment of National Action Programs and Reporting Process under UNCCD Land Degradation 2012-06-07 CEO Endorsed 2,830,000 USD 2,750,000 USD
TT-Pilot (GEF-4): Construction of 1000 Ton per day Municipal Solid Wastes Composting Unit in AKOUEDO Abidjan Climate Change 2009-11-12 PPG Approved 2,725,000 USD 36,898,500 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF2) Multi Focal Area 2009-04-21 CEO Endorsed 42,714,904 USD 43,000,000 USD
4th Operational Phase of the GEF Small Grants Programme (RAF1) Multi Focal Area 2007-06-14 Project Completion 13,647,498 USD 0
Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships) International Waters 2007-06-14 Under Implementation 6,387,840 USD 17,701,939 USD
Conservation and Sustainable Management of Below Ground Biodiversity, Tranche 2 Biodiversity 2001-12-07 2010-11-01 Project Completion 4,007,124 USD 7,438,678 USD
Conservation and Sustainable Management of Below Ground Biodiversity, Phase I Biodiversity 2001-12-07 2007-06-30 Project Closure 5,295,646 USD 3,576,739 USD
Capacity-building for Improving Greenhouse Gas Inventories (West and Francophone Central Africa) Climate Change 2002-10-15 IA Approved 2,992,470 USD 605,585 USD
Reversing Land and Water Degradation Trends in the Niger River Basin International Waters 2003-05-16 2010-08-31 Project Completion 13,375,000 USD 16,902,000 USD
Water Pollution Control and Biodiversity Conservation in the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) International Waters 1991-12-01 1998-03-01 Project Closure 6,000,000 USD 512,700 USD
Conservation Priority-Setting for the Upper Guinea Forest Ecosystems, West Africa Biodiversity 1998-05-08 2001-03-31 Project Closure 742,000 USD 207,000 USD
West Africa Pilot Community-Based Natural Resource and Wildlife Management Biodiversity 1992-12-01 2004-06-30 Project Closure 7,901,040 USD 6,190,000 USD
National Biodiversity Strategy, Action Plan and the First National Report to the CBD Biodiversity 1997-04-24 2002-08-19 Project Closure 237,600 USD 0
SPWA-CC Promotion of Energy Efficiency Lighting in Public, Commercial and Residential Buildings (under West Africa Energy Program: 3789) Climate Change 2010-01-29 CEO Approved 909,091 USD 2,900,909 USD
Protected Area Project (Projet d'Appui a la Relance de la Conservation des Parcs et Reserves, PARC-CI) Biodiversity 2008-07-28 Under Implementation 2,540,000 USD 19,543,596 USD
National Capacity Needs Self-Assessment (NCSA) for Global Environment Management Multi Focal Area 2002-11-26 IA Approved 200,000 USD 95,000 USD
Assessment of Capacity-building Needs for Biodiversity, Participation in CHM and Prepration of Second National Report Biodiversity 2001-02-22 2003-12-31 Project Closure 94,500 USD 40,000 USD
Energy Efficiency Market Development Climate Change 1998-07-24 2004-06-30 Project Closure 695,000 USD 265,000 USD
Control of Exotic Aquatic Weeds in Rivers and Coastal Lagoons to Enhance and Restore Biodiversity Biodiversity 1992-12-01 2004-08-01 Project Closure 3,000,000 USD 1,900,000 USD

LifeWeb Projects

Name Submitted Status Funding Needed Funding Secured
Renforcement du réseau d’aires protégées 15 02 2012 Not Funded $4,400,000 USD $700,000.00

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme