FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Community-Based Miombo Forest Management in South East Katanga

To promote the sustainable management and restoration of miombo forest ecosystems in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. The project aims to improve the sustainability of livelihoods of local communities through the marketing of wood fuels and non-timbre forest products (NTFP) harvested from sustainably managed forests.


Executing Agencies: Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism

GEF ID: 5547
FAO ID: 618733
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Africa
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /DRC/046/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 14,491,594
GEF Grant amount: 4,533,333
Agency fee: 430,667
From: 01/08/2016
To: 31/07/2021