Climate Resilient Coastal Mangement and Infrastructure Program - CLME+ HUB

    Climate Resilient Coastal Mangement and Infrastructure Program


Brief Description:
The program's objective is to build resilience to coastal risks (including those associated with climate change) through sustainable coastal protection infrastructure, including natural infrastructure and integrated management of the coast. Specifically, the program will finance science-based shoreline stabilization and coastal flooding control measures in East Grand Bahama (EGB), Central Long Island and Nassau/Junkanoo Beach in New Providence, natural infrastructure for hazard resilience through restoration of coastal natural habitats (mangroves, reefs) in Andros and institutional strengthening for coastal risk management. This operation is expected to result in a reduction of economic losses due to natural disasters and an increase in local economic activity through coastal resilience.

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Lead Organization : Ministry of Public Works Bahamas/TNC
Donor: IADB
Project ID: 4363/OC-BH
Geographic Scope: National
Project Status: Ongoing
   Last Update: 23/01/2021

Start Date: 2017-11-01
End Date: 2023-12-01
Project Profile Manager: Melanie Roach / Michele Lemay
Contact Email: publicworks@bahamas.gov.bs
Contact Phone:
Partners: Bahamas National Trust, TNC
Grant (USD): $35,000,000.00
Total co-financing (USD): $0.00
(Co) financing not originating from GEF:
Participating Country(s):
 Bahamas
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