MENARID: Adaptation to Climate Change Using Agrobiodiversity Resources in the Rainfed Highlands of Yemen

Project Summary

The project objective is: (a) to enhance capacity and awareness at key national agencies and at local levels, to respond to climate variability and change; and, (b) to better equip local communities to cope with climate change through the conservation and use of agro-biodiversity

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
Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Yemen
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
31,738,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
420,000 USD
Total Cost 35,938,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Oct 2006
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Jul 2007
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Apr 2010
Project closed
05 Mar 2015