Management of Indigenous Vegetation for the Rehabilitation of Degraded Rangelands in the Arid Zone of Africa

Project Summary

The objective of this demonstration project is to conserve and rehabilitate globally significant biodiversity in three African dryland areas. Activities proposed under the project include (a) establishment and strengthening of appropriate indigenous management systems; (b) establishment of a regional arid zone biodatabase; © rehabilitation of indigenous vegetation and degraded lands; (d) improvement in livestock production and marketing, and provision of alternative livelihood; (e) technology transfer and training; and (f) targeted research.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
504
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Min. of Agriculture (Botswana); Ministry of Environmental Conservation (Kenya); Ministry of Environment (Mali)
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
330,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,724,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,330,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 13,384,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
26 Jun 1997
Concept Approved
01 Nov 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Feb 2001
Project closed
01 Mar 2007