Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Silvo-Pastoral and Rangeland Landscapes in the Pockets of Poverty of Jordan

Project Summary

Project Objective: To mainstream biodiversity conservation in sylvo-pastoral and rangelands in the pockets ofpoverty of Jordan through the promotion of an enabling environment (policies, capacity, knowledge, and marketincentives) that will be beneficial to local livelihoods and yield global environmental benefits. The project seeksalso to promote innovative pilots for PES and investment support to biodiversity conservation.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment (MOENV), Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,300,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 4,380,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Apr 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Dec 2009
Concept Approved
18 Sep 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Mar 2011
Project closed
21 Aug 2017