Climate Change adaptation project in the areas of watershed management and water retention

Project Summary

To increase the resilience of agricultural production systems and associated value chains to climate impacts on the water sector, by ensuring the supply and availability of water for agricultural use in a scenario of increasing climate change-induced water scarcity. By targeting a climate vulnerable resource key to sustain agriculture, the project will contribute to meet food security and rural livelihoods objectives that are undermined by the effects of climate change.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Hydraulics & National Water System, and Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection, Water Retention and Artificial Lakes
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
120,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,175,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
500,000 USD
Total Cost 15,295,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Mar 2010
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jul 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Jan 2012
Project closed
31 Jan 2016