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Detail of GEF Project #2396

GEF Project ID2396
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDryland Livestock Wildlife Environment Interface Project (DLWEIP)
CountryRegional
RegionRegional
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program13; 15
PDF-A Approval Date2003-11-11
Approval Date2005-05-11
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-08-29
Project Completion Date2009-01-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyThe International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
DescriptionThe overall DLWEIP goal is to mainstream biodiversity and livestock resources at the interface between mixed production ecosystems and protected areas through the promotion and support of sustainable land use management systems for improved community livelihoods, biodiversity conservation and reduction of land degradation. The objective of the project is to promote the mainstreaming biodiversity and livestock resources at the interface between mixed production ecosystems and protected areas in Africa
Implementation StatusFour activities under components 1 and 2 are now completed in Kenya. The other activities are well on track according to the project workplan. However, in Burkina Faso, the project had a long delay in implementation. Only activities related to capacity building of local communities and, identification and training of facilitators led by IUCN are on track. These activities have been sub-contracted to ARECOPA. Those led by MECV started in March 2007. So far four activities led by MECV have been carried out and different progress reports are under revision.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,356,000 USD
Project Cost
3,356,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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