Restoration of Arid and Semi-arid lands (ASAL) of Kenya through Bio-enterprise Development and other Incentives under The Restoration Initiative

Project Summary

To restore deforested and degraded lands through the FLR approach and enhance the socioeconomic development of local communities through the development of bio-enterprises of NTFPS in arid and semi-arid lands.Indicators: (i) % of land that is degraded over total land area in targeted landscapes; (ii) # of people benefiting from FLR interventions; (iii) # of tons of CO2e directly mitigated through project activities over a 20-year period.Targets: (i) 20% decrease (feasibility to be confirmed through ROAM assessment); (ii) 8120 households directly benefitting from project activities (tbc through surveys at project inception); (iii) 820,089 tons of CO2e.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,157,340 USD
Co-financing Total
12,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
374,161 USD
Total Cost 16,807,340.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
18 Jul 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Jul 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
24 Apr 2018
Project closed