Reducing GHG Emissions Through Community Forests and Sustainable Biomass Energy in Afghanistan

Project Summary

To reduce GHG emissions by promoting community-based management of forests and natural resources, while removing barriers to sustainable biomass energy and laying the groundwork for climate change mitigation in Afghanistan.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
National Environmental Protection Authority (NEPA), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) and the Ministry of Rural Reconstruction and Development (MRRD)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
91,324 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,735,160 USD
Co-financing Total
4,811,114 USD
GEF Agency Fees
164,840 USD
Total Cost 6,637,598.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Oct 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jan 2014
Concept Approved
28 Jan 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Oct 2015
Project closed