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Detail of GEF Project #981

GEF Project ID981
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameCommunity-based Management of On-farm Plant Genetic Resources in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa
Focal AreaBiodiversity
Operational Program1
Approval Date2001-01-04
GEF Agency Approval Date2001-11-15
Project Completion Date2006-04-01
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing Agencythe International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI)
DescriptionGoal:To improve the effectiveness of traditional farming systems for conservation of crop landraces of local and global importance. Purpose:To develop models for enabling environments for an effective contribution of traditional farming systems in biodiversity conservation and measures to maintain and promote wider adoption of viable systems.Objectives:1). To develop a framework that links best practices’ for conservation of crop landraces on-farm to decision-making and policy2). To build capacity in the application of both frameworks in influencing policies that impact on on-farm conservation of landraces
Implementation StatusProject Completed
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,300,000 USD
Project Cost
2,050,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
1,300,000 USD
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