FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

Promotion of Climate-smart Livestock Management Integrating Reversion of Land Degradation and Reduction of Desertification Risks in Vulnerable Provinces

To reduce soil degradation, increase adaptive capacity to climate change, and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by implementing cross-sectorial policies and climate-smart livestock (CSL) management. The project aims to strengthen institutional capacities to incorporate the CSL approach in territorial management and develop related policies and tools; strategize deployment and implementation of CSL management, and; monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase adaptation capacity in the livestock sector.


Executing Agencies: Ministry of Environment (MAE)Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP)

GEF ID: 4775
FAO ID: 622882
Video: Ganadería Climáticamente Inteligente en Ecuador
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): Special Climate Change Fund
FAO Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Location: Ecuador
GEF Period: GEF - 5
Project Symbol: GCP /ECU/092/SCF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 22,156,554
GEF Grant amount: 2,393,977
Agency fee: 227,428
From: 02/05/2016
To: 02/06/2020