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Sustainable Forest Management under the Authority of Cameroonian Councils

Project Summary

Project Objective: to reduce deforestation and forest degradation in the council forests in order to improve biodiversity conservation, enhance carbon stocks and ensure implementation of sustainable forest management (SFM) practices.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection (MINEP), Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF), Technical Center for Council forest (CTFC)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
62,800 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,573,333 USD
Co-financing Total
17,850,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
357,333 USD
Total Cost 21,486,133.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
03 Jan 2012
Preparation Grant Approved
09 Aug 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
14 Jan 2015
Project closed