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Sustainable Forest Management and Conservation Project in Central and South Benin

Project Summary

To promote socially and environmentally sustainable forest management in central and south Benin by improving forest and land management to preserve forest cover, prevent biodiversity loss, and monitor carbon stocks and emissions.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
African Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment Department of Climate Change Management, Reforestation, and Natural Resource and Forest Protection
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,627,226 USD
Co-financing Total
8,847,415 USD
GEF Agency Fees
249,586 USD
Total Cost 11,574,641.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Feb 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2017
Concept Approved
01 May 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
19 May 2020
Project closed