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Sustainable Agro-Pastoral and Land Management Promotion under the National Community Development Program Support Program (PNDP)

Project Summary

The project development objective is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable rural development in Cameroon by strengthening local governance and empowering communities in rural areas, including marginalized groups. The blended project activities will contribute to ensuring the productivity of the natural resource base and to preserving the country’s globally significant biodiversity. The project’s global environmental objective is to contribute to maintaining and restoring fragile agro-pastoral ecosystems, reducing soil erosion, stabilizing sediment storage and release in critical water bodies, increasing vegetative cover and carbon sequestration, and enhancing agro-biodiversity through the promotion of sustainable land management policies, practices, and investments.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Programming and Regional Development (GoC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
92,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
571,500 USD
Total Cost 98,350,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Feb 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
18 Mar 2005
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
25 Apr 2006
Project closed
21 May 2013