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Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Management of Chimborazo's Natural Resources

To conserve and sustainably manage the Chimborazo’s páramos and the biodiversity of the mountain ecosystems and to improve local livelihoods through strengthening of necessary policy, legal and institutional frameworks and local awareness, capacities and incentives for participation in planning and sustainable natural resource management.

The project aimes to re-establish and sustainably use the agro-biodiversity and the páramos ecosystems and to improve food sovereignty of the local indigenous population dependent on Chimborazo’s mountain ecosystems applying modern watershed management approaches.


Executing Agencies: Government of the Province of Chimborazo

GEF ID: 3266
FAO ID: 609364
Focal Area: Biodiversity
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Ecuador
GEF Period: GEF - 4
Project Symbol: GCP /ECU/080/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 6,441,600
GEF Grant amount: 3,870,000
Agency fee: 397,000
From: 01/10/2011
To: 30/09/2017