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Detail of GEF Project #2184

GEF Project ID2184
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSIP: Stimulating Community Initiatives in Sustainable Land Management (SCI-SLM)
CountryRegional
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaLand Degradation
Operational Program15
Strategic ProgramLD-2; IW-1
PDF-A Approval Date2003-08-14
PIF Approval Date2008-03-11
Approval Date2009-06-16
GEF Agency Approval Date2009-10-22
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyCIS (Centre for International Cooperation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands) in cooperation with PLAAS ( Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, University of Western Cape, South Africa) .
DescriptionThe overall objective is to refine ways of stimulating the further improvement and spread of community-based SLM initiatives, while simultaneously developing a methodology to upscale and institutionally embed SCI-SLM approaches at local and regional level in four pilot countries in Africa. The project will contribute to the SIP's Development and Global Environment Objectives in terms of implementation of policies and on-the-ground investments towards upscaling SLM aligned with national and SIP priorities and reduction of impacts of land degradation on ecosystem functions and services in SIP investment areas. South to South exchange and learning between strategically positioned countries is a key element of project design.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
912,391 USD
GEF Grant
937,391 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,182,181 USD
Project Cost
2,119,572 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
912,391 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
948,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
1,885,391 USD
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