In-Situ Conservation of Andean Crops and their Wild Relatives in the Humahuaca Valley, the Southernmost Extension of the Central Andes

Project Summary

The objective of the proposed project is to ensure that indigenous farmers in the Humahuaca Valley of Argentina adopt improved on-farm conservation and management, based on traditional production practices that contribute to in-situ conservation of selected globally significant Andean crop varieties and their wild relatives.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
1732
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Argentina
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
FUCEMA
GEF Project Manager
Andrea Kutter |

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
938,200 USD
Co-financing Total
908,660 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 1,871,860.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Jan 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Dec 2000
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Mar 2005
Project closed
31 Dec 2010