Maintreaming Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Use in Sri Lankan Agro-ecosystems for Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change

Project Summary

To ensure that agrobiodiversity in Sri Lanka is optimally conserved and used to meet the challenges of climate change and improve rural livelihoods.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Sri Lanka
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
The Ministry of Environment and natural Resources, Sri Lanka; Department of Agriculture, Sri Lanka, Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research, Rome, Italy; Biodiversity International, Rome, Italy.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
95,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,450,455 USD
Co-financing Total
3,233,365 USD
GEF Agency Fees
145,045 USD
Total Cost 4,778,820.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
20 Oct 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Jan 2010
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Aug 2012
Project closed