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Detail of GEF Project #1544

GEF Project ID1544
IBRD PO ID75379
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRio de Janeiro Integrated Ecosystem Management in Production Landscapes of the North-Northwestern Fluminense
CountryBrazil
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program12
Pipeline Entry Date2001-12-14
PDF-B Approval Date2001-12-20
Approval Date2003-11-21
CEO Endorsement Date2005-05-05
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-05-31
Project Completion Date2011-11-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyState Secretariat of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development (SEAAPI)
DescriptionThe national objective of the proposed project is to increase and sustain smallholder agricultural production, productivity and farm incomes and assist in the sustainable use of natural resources, by promoting the adoption of sustainable land and water management, at the microcatchment level, with full involvement of the farming community. The global objectives are threefold: (i) to address threats to biodiversity of global importance, (ii) enhance carbon sequestration in the agricultural landscape, and (iii) reverse land degradation in public and/or fragile lands.. These objectives would be achieved primarily through promoting the adoption of an ecosystem approach in rural areas compatible with OP 12, and by directly addressing the identified threats and constraints that are preventing the adoption of ecosystem approaches in Rio de Janeiro, which are also identified in other parts of Brazil, particularly in the Atlantic Forest ecoregions (for detailed list of constraints, see Annex II). The alternative project would be implemented in watersheds representative of the four major ecosystems of global significance in of the Atlantic Forest biome situated in the North and Northwestern Fluminense regions of Rio de Janeiro State. These ecosystems are: (i) floodplain forests, (ii) tropical semi-deciduous forests, (iii) tropical moist broadleaf forests, and (iv) coastal ecosystems.
Implementation StatusProject was approved by the Board on May 31, 2005.
PDF B Amount
265,610 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,731,900 USD
GEF Grant
6,997,510 USD
Cofinancing Total
8,027,400 USD
Project Cost
15,024,910 USD
GEF Agency Fees
656,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
6,750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
8,200,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
15,215,610 USD
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