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Detail of GEF Project #796

GEF Project ID796
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLake Baringo Community-based Integrated Land and Water Management Project
CountryKenya
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 2
Approval Date2000-02-17
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-05-31
Project Completion Date2004-02-28
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyUNOPS
DescriptionThe overall objective of the project is to conserve acquisition and terrestial biodiversity of globally significance in lake Baringo. The project will specifically focus on: a) strengthening capacity of the communities in sustainable land management by introducing resource use techniques for water, pasture and cultivated land that will minimize resource deterioration; b) extending conservation benefits to biologically important community controlled land and slow down the environmentally negative ongoing land use patterns by increasing the capacity of local authorities to promote and support community based conservation enterprises; and c) ensuring the long term continuation of these conservation benefits.
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
200,000 USD
Project Cost
950,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
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