Natural Landscapes Rehabilitation and Climate Change Adaptation in the Region of Mumirwa in Bujumbura and Mayor of Bujumbura through a Farmer Field School Approach

Project Summary

To address the root causes of landscape degradation due to climate change and unsustainable land uses by rehabilitating degraded land and adapting integrated farming and natural systems to climate change in the region of Mumirwa in Bujumbura Mairie and in the Lake Tanganyika coastal area

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water, Environment, Spatial Planning and Urban Development (MWELPU)Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,877,397 USD
Co-financing Total
17,499,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
558,353 USD
Total Cost 23,526,397.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Dec 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
27 Feb 2017
Concept Approved
27 Mar 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Feb 2019
Project closed