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Detail of GEF Project #2357

GEF Project ID2357
IBRD PO ID85981
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameAgricultural Rehabilitation and Sustainable Land Management Project
CountryBurundi
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaLand Degradation
Operational Program15
Pipeline Entry Date2003-11-10
PDF-B Approval Date2003-11-10
Approval Date2004-05-21
CEO Endorsement Date2004-07-07
GEF Agency Approval Date2004-07-27
Project Completion Date2010-10-31
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Agriculture and Livestock in Burundi through National project Coordination and Management Unit
DescriptionThe Burundi: Agricultural Rehabilitation and Support Project (PRASAB) - Support for Sustainable Land Management, a blended IDA-GEF project, aims at reducing poverty and improving food security by revitalizing the agricultural sector and strengthening the natural resource base of its production. In this blended operation, GEF funds will supplement IDA financing of the PRASAB and cover the incremental costs of activities associated with the promotion of sustainable land management that is eligible for GEF funding. Burundi faces critical challenges due to the degree of land degradation, soil erosion and threats to its fragile ecosystems, specifically the wetlands and swamps. GEF resources will help in addressing these issues by promoting environmentally friendly land management and agro-ecological systems that aid in restoring soil systems, protecting agro-biodiversity and stemming the rapid loss of wetland ecosystems and related biodiversity.
Implementation StatusThe Board has approved the project on July 27, 2004. The implementation process is going on.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,350,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
37,000,000 USD
Project Cost
42,350,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
437,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
35,520,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
40,870,000 USD
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