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Detail of GEF Project #17

GEF Project ID17
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation of Globally Significant Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes through Conservation Farming
CountrySouth Africa
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Approval Date1999-07-13
GEF Agency Approval Date1999-05-25
Project Completion Date2004-03-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyNational Botanical Institute, South Africa
DescriptionThe objective of the project is to identify and evaluate the ecological costs and benefits of different farming practices/management strategies; to devleop and compare ecological economic models for farming strategies; and to evaluate the role of conservation farming as part of national and regional strategies to conserve biological diversity.
Implementation StatusThe overall outcome of the project is that the project continues to perform in a satisfactory manner with all project outputs being delivered. There are no specific project follow-up activities. Completion Report is being prepared and under review.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
965,000 USD
Project Cost
1,715,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Project Documents

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