FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Reducing GHG Emissions Through Community Forests and Sustainable Biomass Energy in Afghanistan

To reduce GHG emissions by promoting community-based management of forests and natural resources, while removing barriers to producing sustainable biomass energy and laying the groundwork for climate change mitigation in Afghanistan.

Executing Agencies: National Environmental Protection Authority (NEPA), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) and the Ministry of Rural Reconstruction and Development (MRRD)

GEF ID: 5610
FAO ID: 623884
Focal Area: Climate Change Mitigation
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Asia and the Pacific
Location: Afghanistan
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /AFG/081/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Medium Size
Co-financing amount: 4,811,114
GEF Grant amount: 1,735,160
Agency fee: 164,840
From: 01/08/2016
To: 31/07/2019