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
Concept Approved
Country
Global
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
UNOPS
GEF Period:
Pilot Phase
Approval Fiscal Year:
1992

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