LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

Implementation of the Benguela Current LME Action Program for Restoring Depleted Fisheries and Reducing Coastal Resources Degradation

The Objective of this second phase of the BCLME Programme will be to deliver the following outcomes that reflect BCLME SAP implementation requirements and recommendations: -Strengthening the institutional capacity and effectiveness of the regional Benguela Current Commission -Negotiating and securing an agreed and appropriate BCLME Treaty to support the BCC -National Level Implementation of the BCLME SAP (through appropriate Policy, Legislative and Management Reforms) which are extended to the community level through the support of partners such as D-LIST -Securing Sustainable Capacity for Long-Term Maintenance of the LME Management Components -Overall Capture and Transfer of Knowledge Products and Best Practices, and Information Networking through cooperation and coordination with GEF/IW:LEARN

Large Marine Ecosystem


Benguela Current (LME)

General information
GEF ID 3305
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status Project Completion
Start Date 16 Mar 2009
End Date 31 Dec 2013
Project documents
Mid-term Evaluation
Terminal Evaluation
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 5,138,460
Total Cost of the project: USD 67,167,798
Angola, Namibia, South Africa, - Regional

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Project contacts
Mr. Hashali Hamukuaya (Executive Secretary)
Abraham IYAMBO (Minister)
Mr. Nico E. Willemse (Senior Project Manager)
Ms. Akiko Yamamoto (Regional Technical Adviser)