SFM Rehabilitation and Sustainable Use of Peatland Forests in South-East Asia

Project Summary

The goal of the project is to reverse the loss and degradation of peatlands in South East Asian countries to avoid negative impacts on socio-economy, health and environment through capacity building and sustainable peatland management practices.The Objecties are to strengthen capacity at regional and national levels for sustainable peatland management; minimize the degradation of peatlands in South east Asia; rehabiliotate and sustainably manage targeted peatlands; and enhance the livelihood of local communities through sustainable peatland management.

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
ASEAN Secretariat & Global Environment Centre
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
340,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,299,164 USD
Co-financing Total
12,577,167 USD
GEF Agency Fees
485,314 USD
Total Cost 17,216,331.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Apr 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
22 Jul 2005
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Aug 2008
Project closed
01 Dec 2014