Integrating Climate Resilience into Agricultural and Pastoral Production for Food Security in Vulnerable Rural Areas through the Farmers Field School Approach

Project Summary

To enhance the capacity of Niger's agricultural and pastoral sectors to cope with climate change, by mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) practices and strategies into on-going agricultural development policies and programmes.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Husbandry (MAE) in collaboration with "Conseil National de l'Environnement et du Développement Durable" CNEDD, “Ministere du Plan, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et du Dévelopemment Communautaire”, Ministry of Environment (ME) and Secretariat of the Rural Development Strategy (SDR)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,800,000 USD
Co-financing Total
15,200,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
380,000 USD
Total Cost 19,050,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Oct 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
31 Jul 2013
Concept Approved
21 Aug 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Jul 2014
Project closed