Managing the Human-wildlife Interface to Sustain the Flow of Agro-ecosystem Services and Prevent Illegal Wildlife Trafficking in the Kgalagadi and Ghanzi Drylands

Project Summary

To promote an integrated landscape approach to managing Kgalagadi and Ghanzi drylands for ecosystem resilience, improved livelihoods and reduced conflicts between wildlife conservation and livestock production.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism (MENT)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,996,789 USD
Co-financing Total
22,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
539,711 USD
Total Cost 28,646,789.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Jun 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Jul 2015
Concept Approved
04 Jun 2015
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Jun 2017
Project closed