Demonstrating Sustainable Land Management in the Upper Sabana Yegua Watershed System

Project Summary

The project will facilitate sustainable land management in the Upper Sabana Yegua through the creation of policies, practices, and incentives for financially and environmentally sound activities in harmony with the recommended land use and bio-climatic conditions of the ecosystem.The GEF actions will remove the present barriers and establish the framework and mechanisms for effective long-term management, financing, and technical development for RDT-Sabana Yegua.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Dominican Republic
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Fundacion Sur Futuro (NGO)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
162,224 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,434,695 USD
Co-financing Total
25,462,689 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 30,059,608.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Apr 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Jun 2004
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Sep 2005
Project closed
31 Oct 2011