SIP: Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP)

Project Summary

To reduce land degradation, biodiversity loss and mitigate climate change through the application of sustainable land management practices which will contribute to adaptation to and mitigation of climate change

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
International Fund for Agricultural Development
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, SWADE
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
99,909 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,972,820 USD
Co-financing Total
8,671,080 USD
GEF Agency Fees
118,181 USD
Total Cost 10,743,809.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Nov 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Dec 2007
Concept Approved
01 Sep 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
27 May 2009
Project closed
31 Mar 2015