Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP): FP015

Project Outline

This project seeks to reduce the vulnerability of key coastal infrastructure including homes, schools, hospitals, and other assets to wave-induced damages in Funafuti, Nanumea, and Nanumaga.

Country(ies) Tuvalu
National Designated Authority (NDA) Prime Minister
Accredited Entity (AE) United Nations Development Programme: UNDP (International)
Executing Entity (EE) UNDP (Public)
Date of Final FP Submission May 2, 2016
Estimated Project Duration 2016-2023
Target Sector Coastal Management
GCF Financing 36.010 million USD (Grant) Small
Co-financing Department of Tuvalu: 2.86 million USD (Grant)

Project Description

< Major Project Components>

  1. Strengthening of institutions, human resources, awareness, and knowledge for resilient coastal management.
  2. Site specific assessment/design and investments to minimize damages to high value assets in coastal areas in the three target islands (rock armor revetment complemented by pre-cast concrete, geo-textile container revetment complemented by soft measures including beach nourishment and dune restoration).
  3. A sustainable financing mechanism established for long-term adaptation efforts.
Potential for scaling up and replication
Potential for scaling up and replication
Ref: FP015 Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP)

Potential Indicators of Key Impacts

Expected total number of direct and indirect beneficiaries, disaggregated by gender (reduced vulnerability or increased resilience):

  1. Direct beneficiaries: 3,100 persons (51% of total beneficiaries will be female)
  2. Indirect beneficiaries: 3,499 persons
    29% of the total population (62% including indirect beneficiaries)