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Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Sustainable Cattle Ranching

Project Summary

To promote the adoption of environment-friendly silvopastoral production systems in Colombia cattle ranching in project areas to improve natural resource management, enhance provision of environmental services (biodiversity, land, carbon and water) and raise the productivity in participating farms.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Center for Research in Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems (CIPAV), Colombian Cattle Ranching Association (FEDEGAN)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
220,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
34,950,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
722,000 USD
Total Cost 42,170,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
21 Dec 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
12 May 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
13 Jan 2010
Project closed