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Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate-resilient Rural Livelihoods in Vulnerable Rural Areas through the Farmer Field School Methodology

Project Summary

To enhance the capacity of Senegal’s agro-pastoral sector to develop more climate-resilient production systems and mainstream integrated Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies into on-going agro-pastoral and 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
Ministère Agriculture et Equipement Rural (MAER); Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable (MEDD);Agence Nationale de l'Aviation Civile et de la Météorologie du Sénégal (ANACIM) ;Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,228,995 USD
Co-financing Total
24,607,385 USD
GEF Agency Fees
591,755 USD
Total Cost 30,986,380.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Jul 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Jan 2014
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
04 Oct 2015
Project closed