Improve Sustainability of Mangrove Forests and Coastal Mangrove Areas in Liberia through Protection, Planning and Livelihood Creation- as a Building Block Towards Liberia’s Marine and Costal Protected Areas

Project Summary

To strengthen the conservation and sustainable use of globally important mangrove forests through effective participatory land-use planning and establishment of coastal protected areas in at least 35% of Liberia’s mangroves

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Conservation International
Executing Agencies
Environmental Protection Agency Liberia CI Liberia
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
91,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
963,994 USD
Co-financing Total
3,650,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
86,759 USD
Total Cost 4,704,994.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
27 Feb 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
08 May 2014
Concept Approved
08 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Mar 2016
Project closed