Safeguarding biodiversity from invasive alien species in the Federated States of Micronesia

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From July 3, 2020 to July 3, 2025

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 15.8 Prevent, mitigate, eradicate invasive alien species

Project ID: 6004

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Technical team

  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Ecosystem management and restoration
  • Strengthening conservation areas


  • Marine
  • Conserved areas
  • Human altered areas


  • Coral reefs
  • Coasts
  • Key biodiversity areas (KBAs)
  • Entry/exit ports

Transformed sector(s)

  • Aquaculture
  • Tourism

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Convening / Partnerships / Knowledge Sharing


  • Management operation
  • Law regulation
  • Capacity building


  • Invasive and alien species (IAS)
  • Surveillance & Compliance
  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Laws enforcement/ Regulation
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Education/Courses
  • Technical capacity building

Social inclusion


Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Reduce exposure
  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 15.8 Prevent, mitigate, eradicate invasive alien species

Conventions and protocols

  • Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs)

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • SIDS

USD $55,284,470

Grant amount

USD $8,840,000

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Canadian International Development Agency ($5,571,070)
  • Digital Good ($20,994)
  • European Comission ($1,114,206)
  • Flemish Government ($278,862)
  • Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland ($455,823)
  • Government of Germany – Funding Windows ($21,905,815)
  • Government of Norway ($3,996,328)
  • Sustainable Development Funding Window ($21,941,373)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Fiji

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