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Detail of GEF Project #2379

GEF Project ID2379
UNDP PMIS ID2891
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSustainable Management of Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems to Combat Desertification in Patagonia (resubmission)
CountryArgentina
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaLand Degradation
Operational Program15
Pipeline Entry Date2003-11-14
PDF-B Approval Date2004-04-27
Approval Date2006-03-31
CEO Endorsement Date2007-04-09
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-05-31
Project StatusUnder Implementation
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencySecretaria de Ambiente y Desarollo Sustentable (SAyDS) and the Secretaria de Agricultura (SAGPyA)
DescriptionThe development objective, or goal, of the proposed projec is to control desertification in Patagonia through the implementation of sustainable land use management (SLM) practices, seeking to restore ecosystems to their full integrity, stability and functions, within the context of the sustainable development of the region. The immediate objective, or purpose, of the project is to remove capacity-related barriers currently impeding the adoption of SLM in the region and undertake on-the-ground action to complement the Sustainable Sheep Husbandry Development Programme for Patagonia increasing it’s contribution to combating land degradation and conserving ecosystem integrity in the region.
Implementation StatusPDF B is under execution. Submission expected as planned
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,183,966 USD
GEF Grant
5,533,966 USD
Cofinancing Total
26,570,455 USD
Project Cost
32,104,421 USD
GEF Agency Fees
498,057 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,183,966 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
26,570,455 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
32,104,421 USD
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