Mount Kenya East Pilot Project for Natural Resource Management (MKEPP)

Project Summary

This grant is a fully blended within the IFAD-funded loan entitled, “Mount Kenya East Pilot Project for Natural Resource Management (MKEPP).”The development goal of this grant is to ensure equitable and sustainable use of nature resources for sustainable poverty reduction. The specific environmental objective is to improve conservation; management and sustainable use of biological resources in the protected areas of Mt. Kenya National Park and Forest Reserve while at the same time ensure equitable and sustainable use of natural resources by farmers in the agricultural areas. The intermediate purpose is to involve all stakeholders in improving biodiversity conservation and enhancing management through: (a) support for community-based water resource management along ecological boundaries, (b) implementing measures to address land degradation on community trust lands and farm plots; (c) improving sustainable on-farm food production and promotion of on- and off-farm income-generating activities together with protection from wildlife

Project Details

GEF Project ID
1848
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Kenya
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
GEF Project Manager
Andrea Kutter |

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,700,000 USD
Co-financing Total
21,860,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 26,910,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Nov 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Jun 2003
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2004
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Jul 2006
Project closed
30 Sep 2012