FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in the Benguela Current Fisheries System

To build climate change resilience of the Benguela Current marine fisheries systems through implementation of climate-resiliant fisheries practices adaptation strategies, to ensure food and livelihood security. The project aims to integrate fisheries climate change considerations into fisheries policies and planning as well as into broader inter-sectoral development and climate change policies and programmes.

Executing Agencies: Benguela Current Commission (BCC)

GEF ID: 5113
FAO ID: 619123
Focal Area: Climate Change Adaptation
Funding source (Trust Fund): Special Climate Change Fund
FAO Regions: Africa
Location: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /SFS/480/SCF
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