FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Sustainable Forest Management under the Authority of Cameroonian Councils

To reduce deforestation and forest degradation in council forests in order to improve biodiversity conservation, reduce emissions & enhance carbon stocks, and improve livelihoods of local communities. This objective will be achieved through empowering councils to better manage their forests by improving their technical skills and tools to: implement SFM practices, assess and monitor biodiversity, restore degraded forest areas, measure and monitor carbon stocks, and promote sustainable alternative forest based livelihoods.


Executing Agencies: Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection (MINEP), Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF), Technical Center for Council forest (CTFC)

GEF ID: 4800
FAO ID: 615536
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Africa
Location: Cameroon
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /CMR/033/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 17,850,000
GEF Grant amount: 3,573,333
Agency fee: 357,333
From: 01/06/2015
To: 01/03/2019