Sustainable Land Management in Drought Prone Areas of Nicaragua

Project Summary

The global objective of the project is to contribute to increasing ecosystem integrity, stability, functions and services, through the promotion and mainstreaming of sustainable land management policies and practices using a cross-sectoral approach, thus also contributing to people’s livelihoods and economic well-being.The project aims at creating the enabling governance arrangements, the financial conditions and the knowledge base for sustainable land management practices to take root and be widely adopted in rural areas of dry land Nicaragua.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA); IFAD; FAO
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
340,700 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
17,494,639 USD
GEF Agency Fees
300,663 USD
Total Cost 20,835,339.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
30 Jan 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Mar 2004
Concept Approved
01 Jul 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Nov 2005
Project closed
31 Dec 2011