Promoting Index-based Weather Insurance for Small Holder Farmers in Burkina Faso

Project Summary

: Securing the resilience of smallholder farmers livelihood through weather index-based insurance in Burkina Faso

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Burkina Faso
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,466,175 USD
Co-financing Total
24,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
424,287 USD
Total Cost 29,066,175.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Feb 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
16 Feb 2017
Concept Approved
30 Mar 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Aug 2020
Project closed