Alternatives to Slash and Burn

Project Summary

A joint effort by institutions at eight benchmark sites, this project seeks to expand knowledge of sustainable alternatives to slash and burn agriculture. Activities include standardizing methodologies, assessing biophysical and socio-economic characteristics, enhancing scientists' capacity, analyzing the impact of slash and burn, and increasing international awareness of alternatives.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
390
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Global
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
UNOPS
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 6,000,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Feb 1992
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed
01 Dec 1995