PRC-GEF Partnership: Forestry and Ecological Restoration in Three Northwest Provinces (formerly Silk Road Ecosystem Restoration Project)

Project Summary

To restore forest lands in Gansu, Shaanxi, and Xinjiang provinces and improve incomes and sustainable livelihoods from the use of forest land through the adoption of appropriate technologies and practices.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Executing Agencies
State Forestry Administration; Provincial Governments of Xinjiang, Gansu, Shaanxi
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
335,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,119,546 USD
Co-financing Total
176,660,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
545,454 USD
Total Cost 182,114,546.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Sep 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
19 Aug 2008
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Aug 2010
Project closed