ABNJ: Sustainable Fisheries Management and Biodiversity Conservation of Deep-sea Living Marine Resources and Ecosystems in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)

Project Summary

To achieve efficiency and sustainability in the use of deep-sea living resources and improving biodiversity conservation in the ABNJ, through the systematic application of an ecosystem approach.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
IUCN, CPPS, East African Seas Regional Coordiating Unit
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
344,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,315,597 USD
Co-financing Total
79,558,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
658,403 USD
Total Cost 87,218,097.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Sep 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
15 Jan 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Jun 2014
Project closed