Policy-makers and stakeholders are able to prioritise and implement agroecological systems in drylands as a means to sustain productivity of agro-ecosystems in support of food security, agricultural livelihoods, and reduce environmental degradation and GHG emissions.

Indicators: i) Number of project proposals and draft policy documents (strategies, laws, financial plans) integrating agroecology and its principles
ii) Number of countries who have agroecology in their government agenda for discussions on agricultural development planning

Targets: i) At least three countries out of seven have developed a project proposal or a draft updated policy document promoting agroecology
ii) Seven countries have agroecology in their agenda for discussions on agricultural development planning

Project Details

GEF Project ID
9993
Country
Global
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Approval FY
2019
Status
Project Approved
Region
Global
Executing Agencies
CARI
GEF Period
GEF - 6
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund

Financials

USD
Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000
Co-financing Total
8,148,245
GEF Project Grant
1,137,215
GEF Agency Fees
108,035
Total Cost 9,335,460

Timeline

Received by GEF
05 Feb 2018
Concept Approved
17 May 2018
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Sep 2019