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Food-IAP: Support for Sustainable Food Production and Enhancement of Food Security and Climate Resilience in Burundi's Highlands

Project Summary

To increase adoption of resilient, improved production systems for sustainable food securityand nutrition through integrated landscape management and sustainable food value chainsIndicators: (1) % households suffering from moderate +severe food insecurity in intervention microcatchments; (2) % increasing dietarydiversity among project community households (% households daily consume (a) at least 5 different food groups, (b) animal protein; (3) IAPTT LD-1 (i): Land area under effective agricultural, rangeland and pastoral mgmt practices and/or supporting climate-smart agriculture.Baseline: (data collected through HH-BAT survey): (1) Moderate food insecurity: 74% (male led HH), 76% (female led HH), Severe foodinsecurity: 2 % (male led HH), 2% (female led HH); (2) (a) 23% (male led HH), 16% (female led HH), (b) 5%; (3) 0 haTargets: (1) Moderate food insecurity: 65% (male led HH), 65% female led HH), Severe food insecurity: 0% (male led HH), 0% (female ledHH); (2) (a) 40% (male led HH), 35% (female led HH), (b) 15%; (3) 30,079 ha (including (i) 8,000ha of increased trees in croppingsystems/agroforestry plus reforestation of LD hotspots, (ii) 15,000 ha annual crops; and (iii) 7,079 ha perennial crops).

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 Water, Environment, Territorial and Urban Planning; Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,396,330 USD
Co-financing Total
45,050,728 USD
GEF Agency Fees
665,670 USD
Total Cost 52,647,058.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Jul 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Jul 2015
Concept Approved
04 Jun 2015
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Apr 2017
Project closed