Reducing the Climate Change Vulnerability of Local Communities in Uganda through EbA in Forest and Wetland Ecosystems

Project Summary

To increase the capacity of government and vulnerable communities in Uganda living around forests and wetlands to adapt to climate change using Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA).

Project Details

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


Project Preparation Grant Amount
130,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,350,000 USD
Co-financing Total
16,600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
413,250 USD
Total Cost 21,080,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
19 Feb 2015
Preparation Grant Approved
31 Jan 2017
Concept Approved
27 Feb 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Jul 2019
Project closed