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Reducing Vulnerability of Banana Producing Communities to Climate Change Through Banana Value Added Activities - Enhancing Food Security And Employment Generation

Project Summary

To support vulnerable communities in Western Uganda to better adapt to the effects of climate change (CC) by providing greater opportunities for income generation, poverty reduction and food security, through banana value addition activities

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); Ministry of Industry Trade and Cooperatives (MTIC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,820,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,065,502 USD
GEF Agency Fees
253,800 USD
Total Cost 9,985,502.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Oct 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
13 Dec 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jan 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Sep 2015
Project closed