The sustainable, participatory and community management of the biosphere reserve has improved and the size and quality of marine and coastal ecosystems has increased.
Mr. Oumar Wane
SGP NC, Senegal
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Country Programme Snapshot

Start Date 1993
# of Projects 280
Total Grant Amount US$ 9,505,685
Total cash Co-Financing US$ 2,733,736
Total In-Kind Co-Financing US$ 4,065,449

Country Portfolio by Area of Work

Climate Change Mitigation
Community Based Adaptation
International Waters
Land Degradation
Global Publications
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Since 2000, the COMPACT programme has been working with communities living in the vicinity of eight World Heritage Sites in Africa, Asia, Meso-America and the Caribbean. Through extensive on-the-ground experience and a participatory methodology that integrates an evidence-based approach, COMPACT has rigorously tested the claim that communitybased initiatives can signifi cantly increase the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in globally signifi cant protected areas while alsoimproving local livelihoods.

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This publication highlights the work of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) in the international waters focal area that not only generates global environmental benefi ts through community-based management approach to international waters issues, while assisting communities to increase theirresilience and adapt to climate change.

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November 2013 - 3rd place in the “Environmental category"

SGP grantee partner "Sky Pictures for the grantees" is the receiver of 3rd place in the “Environmental” category"under  My Hero international Film Festival. The project implemented by grantee partner is SEN/SGP/OP5/Y2/CORE/BD/12/10

2012 - Equator Award

Association des Pêcheurs de la Communauté Rurale de Mangagoulack wins Equator Award.

2010 - Equator Initiative Award

The Federation of Local Gies Niodior represented by Ms. Ami NDOUR wins Equator Initiative Award.

2008 - Equator Initiative Award

SGP grantee The Fédération Régionale des Groupements de Promotion Féminine (FRGPF) (Regional Federation of Women's Advancement Groups Ziguinchor), represented by Ms Sadio Thioune SEYDY received the award for its work to promote and maintain a sustainable oyster industry while preserving the region's many important species.

2006 - Equator Prize Winner

COPRONAT, represented by Mrs. Woulimata Thiao, President, was selected among 25 winners.

2005 - Grand Prix of the President of the Republic of Senegal

Three SGP projects won awards during the Grand Prix of the President of the Republic of Senegal.

  • 1st Prize: SEN/03/10 - Projet de Promotion d'une Gestion Communautaire intégrée et Durable de l'écosystème de Mangrove dans la région de Ziguinchor.
  • 3rd Prize: SEN/95/02 - Renforcement du projet de Restauration et de Conservation de la Biodiversité dans la Réserve Naturelle de Poponguine par un groupement de femmes.
  • 10th Prize: SEN/98/G12 - Projet de Restauration de l'Ecosystème de Mangrove dans la zone de Fimela-Djilor-Simal
2000 - Special mention by the Environment Advisor of the President of the Republic of Senegal

NGO Diapante. Lutte contre une plante envahissante dans les eaux du fleuve Sénégal et au parc des oiseaux du Djoudj.

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Mr. Khatary Mbaye
National Coordinator
Phone:+ 221 33 827.56.58/44
Fax:+ 221 33 827.56.63


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