People, Land Management, and Environmental Change (PLEC)

Project Summary

PLEC is a global project on agrodiversity of different ecosystems (semi-arid, mountain, forest, and wetland) in the tropics and sub-tropics. Its purpose is to establish how sustainable and conservationist development can be achieved by participatory methods bringing together farmers' natural resource and biodiversity management approaches and scientists' knowledge in a productive context. Major activities include demonstration sites, biodiversity assessments, participatory rural appraisals, outreach and experimental work, capacity strengthening and training, and networking and dissemination.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
142
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Global
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
United Nations University (UNU)
GEF Period:
GEF - 1
Approval Fiscal Year:
1997

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,176,300 USD
Co-financing Total
4,816,600 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 10,992,900.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 May 1997
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Feb 1998
Project closed
31 Mar 2001