Coastal Erosion Protection Program (Cotonou-Siafato, Hilacondji-Bouche du Roy, Grand-Popo-Ouidah)
To strengthen the resilience of the Beninese coastline against the effects of climate change and to protect the coast against the sea’s progression.
Conservation of lake and coastal areas, reasonable economic exploitation of the coastlines
Impacts and results
150 acres of coastal area restored over the 2017-2021 period;
30 km of coastline protected by the end of 2021.
Safeguarding the socio-economic infrastructure located on the coastal strip
Safeguarding the biodiversity of the protected coastal zone