Contributing to Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) Target Setting by Demonstrating the LDN Approach in the Upper Sakarya Basin for Scaling up at National Level

Project Summary

: to develop a model for LDN target setting, planning, and decision-making at national level and for demonstration in the Upper Sakarya basin

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 Forestry and Water Affairs (MFWA), Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MFAL)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,388,584 USD
Co-financing Total
13,600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
226,915 USD
Total Cost 16,088,584.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 Jul 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2017
Concept Approved
01 May 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Jan 2019
Project closed