SPWA-BD: Consolidation of Cape Verde's Protected Areas System

Project Summary

To consolidate and strengthen Cape Verde’s protected areas (PA) System through the establishment of new terrestrial and marine PA units and the promotion of participatory approaches to conservation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Cabo Verde
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
General Directorate for the Environment, Ministry of Environment, Rural Development and Marine Resources (MADRRM)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,100,000 USD
Co-financing Total
16,780,738 USD
GEF Agency Fees
310,000 USD
Total Cost 19,980,738.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Aug 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Jan 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Jun 2010
Project closed
15 Mar 2019