Strengthening Capacities of Agricultural Producers to Cope with Climate Change for Increased Food Security through the Farmers Field School Approach

Project Summary

To enhance the capacity of Mozambique’s agricultural and pastoral sectors to cope with climate change, by upscaling farmers adoption of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) technologies and practices through a network of already established Farmers Field Schools (FFS), and by mainstreaming CCA concerns and strategies into on-going agricultural development initiatives, policies and programming.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Least Developed Countries Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture and Food security (MASA) and Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development (MITADER)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
27,344,657 USD
GEF Agency Fees
855,000 USD
Total Cost 36,544,657.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 May 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Sep 2013
Concept Approved
01 Oct 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
18 May 2015
Project closed