FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Community-based Climate Resilient Fisheries and Aquaculture Development in Bangladesh

To build resilience and promote effective adaptation to climate change in the fishery and aquaculture sectors through capacity development and policy reform. The project also seeks to increase awareness and knowledge of local communities, and enhance local adaptive capacity through transfer and adoption of site-specific climate resilient fisheries and aquaculture intervention technologies and approaches, and through wider dissemination of best practices and lessons learned.

Executing Agencies: Department of Fisheries

GEF ID: 5636
FAO ID: 626403
Focal Area: Climate Change Adaptation
Funding source (Trust Fund): Least Developed Countries Fund
FAO Regions: Asia and the Pacific
Location: Bangladesh
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /BGD/055/LDF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 16,350,000
GEF Grant amount: 5,425,114
Agency fee: 515,386