SFM Mitigating Climate Change through Sustainable Forest Management and Capacity Building in the Southern States of Mexico (States of Campeche, Chiapas and Oaxaca)

Project Summary

To mitigate climate change in the agricultural units selected in three Southern States (Campeche, Chiapas and Oaxaca), strengthening the SFM and creating local capacities, including the reduction of emissions by deforestation and the increase of carbon sequestration potential through the financing of innovative and relevant initiatives for the most vulnerable population, particularly the indigenous peoples, the dissemination of information and local participation in carbon sequestration monitoring.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR), Mexico
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
12,039,356 USD
GEF Agency Fees
500,000 USD
Total Cost 17,139,356.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Oct 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Jan 2010
Concept Approved
31 Mar 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
20 Sep 2011
Project closed
26 Apr 2017