Building Resilience of Communities Living in Degraded Forests, Savannahs and Wetlands of Rwanda Through an Ecosystem Management Approach

Project Summary

Increased capacity of Rwandan authorities and local communities to adapt to climate change by implementing Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) interventions in forests, savannas and wetlands

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Rwandan Environmental Management Authority (REMA) in partnership with Ministry of Natural Resources (MINIRENA) and Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
9,244,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
522,500 USD
Total Cost 14,844,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
31 Oct 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Mar 2013
Concept Approved
02 May 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Nov 2015
Project closed