FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in the Benguela Current Fisheries System

To build resilience and reduce vulnerability of the Benguela Current marine fisheries systems to climate change through strengthened adaptive capacity and implementation of participatory and integrated adaptive strategies in order to ensure food and livelihood security. Among key actions, the project aims to integrate climate change considerations into fisheries policies and planning as well as into broader inter-sectoral development, and; build capacity to adopt improved climate-resilient fisheries practices.

Executing Agencies: Benguela Current Commission (BCC)

GEF ID: 5113
FAO ID: 619243
Focal Area: Climate Change Adaptation
Funding source (Trust Fund): Least Developed Countries Fund
FAO Regions: Africa
Location: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /SFS/480/LDF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 19,166,000
GEF Grant amount: 3,025,000
Agency fee: 302,500
From: 15/12/2015
To: 14/12/2020