Community-Based Miombo Forest Management in South East Katanga

Project Summary

1) To promote the sustainable management and restoration of miombo forest ecosystems in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation; and 2) To improve the sustainability of livelihoods of local communities through the marketing of wood fuels and non-timbre forest products (NTFP) harvested from sustainably managed forests

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Congo DR
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,533,333 USD
Co-financing Total
14,491,594 USD
GEF Agency Fees
430,667 USD
Total Cost 19,174,927.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Aug 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Mar 2016
Project closed