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SFM Strengthening National Policy and Knowledge Frameworks in Support of Sustainable Management of Brazil's Forest Resources

Project Summary

to facilitate informed and participatory strategic decision making in natural resources management, with an emphasis on minimizing unsustainable land use-changes to conserve biodiversity and carbon stocks.

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
Brazilian Forest Service (BFS), under the Ministry of Environment (MMA), Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE); the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology/National Institute for Spatial Research (INPE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
150,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,850,000 USD
Co-financing Total
56,667,042 USD
GEF Agency Fees
885,000 USD
Total Cost 65,667,042.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Feb 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Nov 2010
Project closed