Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Targeting Vulnerable Communities of the Upper Guinea Region

Project Summary

To reduce the vulnerability of local communities in the Upper Niger River Basin to the additional risks posed by climate change and build their general resilience through an ecosystem-based approach that focuses on watersheds, land-use practices and adaptive capacity.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
114,180,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
760,000 USD
Total Cost 122,380,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
05 Apr 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
29 May 2013
Concept Approved
03 Jul 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Mar 2016
Project closed