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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

 

Title of National sub-Project

Integrated Management of the Biodiversity, Freshwater and Land Resources of the Higüamo River Watershed and its Associated Coastal Zone, including Mitigating Climate Change Impacts.

Location of National sub-Project

dominican republic map

Budget

DM Budget

Table of Sub-Project Outputs and GEF funding and co-finance

COMPONENT 1. National Sub-project 1.3: Dominican Republic

GEF Funding

Co-Financing

Total component Cost

Component 1:  Developing and implementing approaches for the integrated management and maintenance of ecosystem services of the Higüamo River watershed

110,000

 

 

Component 2: Assessing problems and identifying priorities for improving  the management of the land, water and biodiversity resources of the Higüamo River watershed and its associated coastal zone, taking into account climate change, sensitive ecosystems and ecosystem services

263,583

 

 

Component 3:  Strengthening of policies and legal and institutional frameworks and capacity building for sustainable land management, integrated management of water resources and the management of ecosystem services, taking into account climate change

68,000

 

 

Component 4:  Sharing of project information, lessons learned and good practices, and promoting project replication

87,146

 

 

Project Management

 

 

 

Project Management

34,500

 

 

GEF IW- Support to minimization of LBSP

 

 

 

GEF IW- Support to minimization of LBSP

100,500

 

 

GEF SFM support to reforestation and forest  livelihood

 

 

 

GEF SFM support to reforestation and forest  livelihood

202,601

 

 

TOTAL

1,430,646

2,500,000

3,930,646

Table of Regional Components, Project Outcomes, and Link to Sub-Project

Regional Component

Project Outcomes

Addressed in Sub-Project?

C1.TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS & BENEFITS

C1.1 Measurable stress reduction at project sites through appropriate sustainable water, land and ecosystems management interventions that account for climate change.

Y

C1.2 Enhanced livelihood opportunities and socio-economic co-benefits for targeted communities from improved ecosystem services functioning.

Y

C2.MONITORING SYSTEMS

C2.1 Strengthened national and regional systems for monitoring of environmental status with respect to key international agreements.

Y

C3. POLICY & CAPACITY

C3.1 Strengthened policy and legislation for the effective management of water, land and ecosystems resources that account for climate change.

Y

C3.2 Strengthened capacity of national and regional institutions and other stakeholders for water, land, and ecosystems management that accounts for climate change.

Y

C4. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

C4.1. Improved engagement and information access for practitioners and other stakeholders through targeted knowledge sharing networks.

Y

Table of GEF FA Objectives, Project Outcomes and Corresponding Sub-Project Outcomes

GEF Focal Area Outcome

Project Outcomes (above)

Sub-Project Outcomes

National Component 1: Development and implementation of approaches for the integrated management and maintenance of ecosystem services of the Higüamo River watershed

IW 1.3, 2.3; LD 3.3, BD 2.1

C1.1
Solutions

  • A master plan for the integrated management of the Higüamo River watershed and its estuarine zone (LD 3.3 and BD 2.1)
  • Reduced atmospheric, water and land pollution (IW 1.3 and LD 3.3).
  • Reduction of water, groundwater and land pollution from inadequate management of solid wastes in a selected area of the watershed (LD 3.3)
  • Improved access to safe water (IW 1.3 and 2.3).
  • Improved health of the ecosystems of the watershed and its estuarine zone (BD 2.1).
  • Ecosystem restoration (BD 2.1 and LD 3.3).
  • Increased populations of native and endemic species due to ecosystem restoration and improved management (BD 2.1)
  • Improved land use (LD 3.3).
  • Reduction of risks from natural disasters and land degradation (LD 3.3).
  • Improved provision of ecosystem services (BD 2.1).

LD 3.2; BD 2.1

C1.2
Benefits

  • A master plan for the integrated management of the Higüamo River watershed and its estuarine zone (LD 3.2 and BD 2.1)
  • Improved livelihoods of selected communities (BD 2.1 and LD 3.2)
  • Improved land use (LD 3.2).

 

National Component 2: Assessing problems and identifying priorities for improving  the management of the land, water and biodiversity resources of the Higüamo River watershed and its associated coastal zone, taking into account climate change, sensitive ecosystems and ecosystem services

IW 2.1; BD 2.1

C2.1 
Monitoring

  •  Knowledge base for the project’s programme of work (IW 2.1 and BD2.1))
  •  Scientifically and technically sound understanding of progress achieved through project interventions (IW 2.1 and BD 2.1)
  •  Improved water quality as a result of accurate assessments verifying the effectiveness of project interventions or leading to corrective measures, as required (IW2.1 and BD 2.1)

National Component 3: Strengthening of policies and legal and institutional frameworks and capacity building for sustainable land management, integrated management of water resources and the management of ecosystem services, taking into account climate change

IW 1.1, 1.4, 2.1

C3.1
Policy

  •  A master plan for the integrated management of the Higüamo River watershed and its estuarine zone (IW 1.1, IW 1.4 and IW 2.1)
  •  Improved legal and regulatory frameworks for integrated watershed and coastal zone management (IW 1.1, IW 1.4 and IW 2.1)
  •  New and/or revised policy framework for integrated watershed and coastal zone management (IW 1.1, IW 1.4 and IW 2.1)
  •  Institutional improvements required for improving the integrated management of Higüamo River watershed and its estuarine zone (IW 1.1, IW 1.4 and IW 2.1)

LD 3.1, 3.2; SFM 1.1, 1.2

C3.2 
Capacity

  •  Greater understanding of public officials and stakeholders in project intervention areas of the benefits of IWCAM (LD 3.1, LD 3.2, SFM 1.1 and SFM 1.2)
  •  Strengthened implementation of IWCAM (LD 3.1, LD 3.2, SFM 1.1 and SFM 1.2)
  •  Increased awareness of the achievements and benefits of the project(LD 3.1, LD 3.2, SFM 1.1 and SFM 1.2)
  •  Project replication(LD 3.1, LD 3.2, SFM 1.1 and SFM 1.2)

National Component 4: Sharing of project information, lessons learned and good practices, and promoting project replication

SFM 1.3

C4.1. 
Knowledge

  •  Increased awareness of the achievements and benefits of the project (SFM 1.3)
  •  Project replication (SFM 1.3)
  •  Greater understanding of appropriate measures to be applied in achieving IWCAM among SIDs (SFM 1.3)

 

Dashboard of Project Activity Progress

DM Activity chart

National sub-Project Timeline

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Supported By

  • The GEF
  • un environment
  • UNDP
  • UN Environment
  • carpha
  • CARICOM
  • OECS
  • SGP UNDP