Dynamic Conservation and Sustainable use of Agro-Biodiversity in Traditional Agro-ecosystems of the Philippines.

Project Summary

To enhance, expand and sustain the dynamic conservation practices that sustain globally significant agro-biodiversity in traditional agroecosystems of the PhilippinesObjective indicator targets:- Numbers of traditional varieties (rice, sweet potato, taro and yam) maintained at baseline levels in 17 target barangays(in 300ha of traditional farming systems)- 5 additional traditional varieties grown in each of the 17 target barangays

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
Department of Agriculture
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,182,631 USD
Co-financing Total
11,519,324 USD
GEF Agency Fees
207,350 USD
Total Cost 13,801,955.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Aug 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Oct 2015
Project closed