Conservation and Sustainable Use of Agro-biodiversity to Improve Human Nutrition in Five Macro Eco-regions

Project Summary

Conserve agrobiodiversity in-situ in five macro eco-regions and improve the livelihoods of local people by mainstreaming the valuation, conservation and sustainable use of agro-biodiversity in national policies, regulatory framework, and programmes (health, education, rural development and food security), provide market incentives, and a process of awareness-raising and training in the use of agro-biodiversity in sustainable management of natural resources

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Water (Viceministry of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change, and Forest Development); and Ministry of Rural Development and Land
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
105,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,600,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,050,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
260,000 USD
Total Cost 8,755,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Jul 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Dec 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Apr 2014
Project closed