Rehabilitation of Degraded Agricultural Lands in Kandy, Badulla and Nuwara Eliya Districts in the Central Highlands (CH)

Project Summary

To reverse and arrest land degradation in agricultural lands in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Sri Lanka
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,344,657 USD
Co-financing Total
9,860,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
127,742 USD
Total Cost 11,284,657.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Jan 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jan 2014
Concept Approved
28 Jan 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Mar 2015
Project closed