FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Land Rehabilitation and Rangelands Management in Small Holders Agropastoral Production Systems in Soutwestern Angola

To enhance the capacity of southwestern Angola’s smallholder agro-pastoral sector to mitigate the impact of land degradation processes and to rehabilitate degraded lands by mainstreaming Sustainable Land Management (SLM) technologies into agro-pastoral and agricultural development initiatives.  The project seeks to increase local livelihoods by introducing locally adapted SLM approaches and by strengthening and diversifying livestock and non-livestock based value chains.


Executing Agencies: Ministério do Ambiente (MA), Ministério da Agricultura e do Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas (MINANDER), Governo provincial do Namibe, Governo provincial do Huila, Governo provincial de Benguela

GEF ID: 4720
FAO ID: 615423
Focal Area: Land Degradation
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Africa
Location: Angola
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /ANG/048/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Completed
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 17,291,000
GEF Grant amount: 3,013,636
Agency fee: 301,364
From: 23/04/2014
To: 22/04/2018