AVACLIM : Agro-ecology, Ensuring Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods while Mitigating Climate Change and Restoring Land in Dryland Regions

Project Summary

Stakeholders enabled to develop, apply and sustain agro-ecological approaches in drylands as a means to reduce growth of GHG emissions in the atmosphere and sustain productivity of agro-ecosystems in support of food security and agricultural livelihoodsIndicators: Increased public and private investments into agro-ecology in at least half of the participating countries (USD)Target: TBC during PPG

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,137,215 USD
Co-financing Total
8,148,245 USD
GEF Agency Fees
108,035 USD
Total Cost 9,335,460.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Feb 2018
Preparation Grant Approved
18 May 2018
Concept Approved
18 May 2018
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Sep 2019
Project closed