FAO and the GEF

Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

SFM Rehabilitation of Forest Landscapes and Degraded Land with Particular Attention to Saline Soils and Areas Prone to Wind Erosion

To reverse and reduce land degradation and biodiversity loss and their subsequent negative impacts on ecosystem health, goods and services, through increased capacity to plan and implement participatory integrated Sustainable Land and Forest Management initiatives. These are based on practical solutions addressing immediate and long term socio-economic needs while ensuring sustainable management of natural resources and sustained ecosystem services at the watershed scale.


Executing Agencies: Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO) and Agriculture and Natural Resource Research Centers (of the Iranian Government)

GEF ID: 3450
FAO ID: 610364
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Near East and North Africa
Location: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
GEF Period: GEF - 4
Project Symbol: GCP /IRA/064/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Operationally Active
Project Type: Full Size
Co-financing amount: 8,338,835
GEF Grant amount: 2,668,300
Agency fee: 266,830
From: 01/07/2011
To: 30/06/2018