Shepherding Biodiversity Back into South Africa’s Productive Landscapes

Project Summary

To foster biodiversity conservation on livestock farms, through a return to human shepherding and the development of a wildlife-friendly produce branding scheme, leading to Payment for Ecosystem Services as a tool in conservation and local economic development.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Landmark Foundation Trust in collaboration with Department of Environmental Affairs
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,017,750 USD
Co-financing Total
5,500,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
96,686 USD
Total Cost 6,567,750.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
02 May 2016
Concept Approved
02 May 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
01 May 2016
Project closed