Un partenariat au service de l’agriculture durable et de l’environnement

Sustainable Management of Kharga Oasis Agro-Ecosystems in the Egyptian Western Desert

The project seeks to improve the quality of life of the local communities and smallholders of the Kharga oasis by ensuring sustained food production systems and diversified livelihood options. The projects aims to facilitate sustainable management of land, water and agro-biodiversity that help maintain and enhance the flow of oasis agro-ecosystem services. 

The project concept was approved by the GEF in November 2017.


Executing Agencies: Desert Research Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation

GEF ID: 9928
FAO ID: 639859
Focal Area: Multi Focal Area
Funding source (Trust Fund): GEF Trust Fund
FAO Regions: Near East and North Africa
Location: Egypt
GEF Period: GEF - 6
Project Symbol: GCP /EGY/030/GFF
Project Cycle Status: Concepts Approved
Project Type: Medium Size
Co-financing amount: USD 9 000 000
GEF Grant amount: USD 1 045 890
Agency fee: USD 99 360
From: 07/11/2017