Integrated Management of Dryland Biodiversity through Land Rehabilitation in the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Project Summary

The overall objectives of the project are to: (a) conserve the arid land adapted animal and plant biodiversity of the transboundary range and grazing lands common to Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe by improving community-based resource management; and (b) improve the quality of rural livelihoods through diversified and sustainable natural resource use and biodiversity protection.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Regional Executing Agency: UNOPS. National Executing Agencies: Ministry for the Co-ordination of Environmental Affairs (MICOA) (Mozambique); Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR) (Zambia); Ministry of Mines, Environment and Tourism (MMET)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
330,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,497,958 USD
Co-financing Total
5,593,842 USD
GEF Agency Fees
488,000 USD
Total Cost 13,421,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
25 Apr 2006