Namibia Integrated Landscape Approach for Enhancing Livelihoods and Environmental Governance to Eradicate Poverty (NILALEG)

Project Summary

To promote an integrated landscape management approach in key agricultural and forest landscapes, reducing poverty through sustainable nature-based livelihoods, protecting and restoring forests as carbon sinks, and promoting Land Degradation Neutrality

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 and Tourism (MET) - Department of Environmental Affairs, in cooperation with Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF), Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare (MPESW), and Ministry of Urban and Rural Development (MURD) - Directorate of Rural Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
10,823,744 USD
Co-financing Total
74,112,844 USD
GEF Agency Fees
974,137 USD
Total Cost 85,136,588.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Mar 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Oct 2017
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Jul 2019
Project closed