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Detail of GEF Project #3037

GEF Project ID3037
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameConservation and Use of Crop Genetic Diversity to Control Pests and Diseases in Support of Sustainable Agriculture (Phase 1)
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program13
Pipeline Entry Date2006-01-09
PDF-B Approval Date2003-06-13
Approval Date2006-08-01
CEO Endorsement Date2007-06-04
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-08-22
Project Completion Date2010-08-01
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyYunan Agricultural University, Kumming, Yunnan, China
DescriptionThe outcome of the project will be that resource-poor rural populations will benefit from reduced crop vulnerability to pest and disease attacks through increased use of genetic diversity on-farm. By providing farmers and NARS researchers with the tools and practices needed to manage local crop (intra-specific) genetic diversity, farmers’ options to combat pest and disease on-farm will be expanded, food security will be increased, genetic diversity conserved, and ecosystem health improved. The project will develop tools to determine when and where intra-specific crop diversity can be used to manage pest and disease pressures by integrating existing farmer knowledge, belief and practices with advances in the analysis of crop-pest/disease interactions.
Implementation StatusProject was CEO endorsed in June 2007, it is currently undergoing internalization and is to be officially launched soon.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,411,148 USD
GEF Grant
3,761,148 USD
Cofinancing Total
4,274,344 USD
Project Cost
8,035,492 USD
GEF Agency Fees
338,503 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,411,148 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
4,274,344 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
8,035,492 USD
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