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Detail of GEF Project #1242

GEF Project ID1242
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDesert Margin Programme, Phase 1
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1; 12; 13
PDF-A Approval Date1998-09-21
Pipeline Entry Date1998-02-11
PDF-B Approval Date1999-10-13
Approval Date2001-12-07
CEO Endorsement Date2002-07-17
GEF Agency Approval Date2002-08-12
Project Completion Date2004-06-01
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyICRISAT
Description (a) review and analysis of the extent and nature of land degradation and its socio-economic and biophysical causes; (b) identification and testing of available solutions (indigenous, new technologies, and policy and institutional changes) together with farmers, NGOs, and NARS; (c) development of improved solutions (technologies, policies, institutions) through participatory research; (d) assessment of the likely impact of solutions in solving degradation problems and designing monitoring systems for measuring impact; and (e) collaboration with researchers, farmers, communities, NGOs, policymakers, and donors in implementing and monitoring the findings and recommendations of the DMP.
Implementation StatusFull size project under implmentation since 7th November 2002 in Nairobi.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
PDF B Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,987,134 USD
GEF Grant
5,352,134 USD
Cofinancing Total
10,232,000 USD
Project Cost
15,584,134 USD
GEF Agency Fees
141,540 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,987,134 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
10,231,999 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
15,584,133 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
141,540 USD
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