Selected Projects: Natural Resources Management

GFA has implemented complex studies and projects in over 130 countries since 1982. Selected projects in Africa, Asia, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean and Maghreb & Middle East are presented here.


FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Pro-tection in the Gunung Leuser Ecosystem, Indonesia

KfW , 2015 - 2020
Contract Value: € 3.9 million

The project supports over 40 buffer zone communities in conservation-oriented development activities and in resolving conflicts with the Gunung Leuser National Park ... more

PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Forest programme, Indonesia

KfW , 2011 - 2020
Contract Value: € 5.2 million

The Project supports the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) in formulating, implementing and monitoring of the Financial Cooperation-module of the Forest and Climate Change (FORCLIME) Program that contributes to the Indonesian Climate Policy... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Sustainable Land Management II, Ethiopia

KfW , 2016 - 2019
Contract Value: € 2,144,200

As Ethiopia is undoubtedly one of the Sub-Saharan Africa countries most seriously affected by land degradation, the project approach focuses on integrated and participatory watershed development and management... more

Protected area management

Protected areas in the Caucasus, Georgia

KfW , 2014 - 2019
Contract Value: € 2,201,839

The program helps improve natural resources and PA management on the one hand and the socio-economic situation of adjacent rural communities on the other. GFA provides advisory services in the development planning... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Biodiversity and Climate Change in the Mata Atlântica, Brasil, Brazil

GIZ , 2013 - 2018
Contract Value: € 864,614

The project was funded by the German Environment Ministry (BMU) through funds of the International Climate Initiative. It aims to consolidate selected mosaics of protected areas in the mitigation of climate change and help to adapt to its effects in the region ... more

PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Biodiversity and climate change in the Mata Atlântica, Brazil

GIZ , 2013 - 2018
Contract Value: € 864,614

The project was funded by the German Environment Ministry (BMU) through funds of the International Climate Initiative. It aims to consolidate selected mosaics of protected areas in the mitigation of climate change and help to adapt... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Adaptation to Climate Change in the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory

GIZ , 2013 - 2018
Contract Value: € 2.4 million

Considering expected climatic changes, seasonal and regional water scarcities and the socio-economic importance of irrigation farming for the Palestinian people a strategy... more

Protected area management

Conservation of biodiversity, DR Congo

KfW , 2014 - 2018
Contract Value: € 3,697,000

The program objective is to reduce over-exploitation of six national parks by establishing a framework for sustainable management. The program intervenes at the central level where GFA supports the Institute Congolaise pour la Conservation de la Nature... more

Protected area management

North Eastern Parks Programme, Namibia

KfW , 2014 - 2018
Contract Value: € 1,645,120

The long-term objective of the North Eastern Parks Programme is to protect the Bwabwata, Mudumu, Nkasa Rupara, and Khaudum National Parks through strengthening integrated park management procedures... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Support to Reforms - Environmental Governance in Lebanon, Lebanon

EU , 2014 - 2017
Contract Value: € 4,459,060

The overall objective of the project is to improve the environmental performance of the Lebanese public sector through reforming environmental governance ... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

Support Staff for the Programme to Support the Environmental Sector , Algeria

EU , 2014 - 2017
Contract Value: € 4,774,750

The main objective of the Support Program to Environmental Sectoral Policy (PAPSE) is the strengthening of capacities of the Algerian government in order to implement its environmental policy with a focus on the metropolitan region of Algiers... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Rio Magdalena Forestry Program, Colombia

KfW , 2011 - 2017
Contract Value: € 738,855

Rio Magdalena Forestry Program, Phase III: "Forestry as a production alternative in the marginal zone of the Coffee Region" and "Biodiversity Component"... more

PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Sustainable management of watersheds in the Lower Mekong Basin, Laos

KfW , 2010 - 2017
Contract Value: € 2 million

KfW is co-financing the implementation of a pilot watershed management project in Nam Ton. The project is embedded into the implementation of the Water Resources Policy and Strategy for 2011-2015... more

PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Sustainable management of natural resources in the South-West Region, Cameroon

KfW , 2011 - 2017
Contract Value: € 3.7 million

The program for sustainable management of natural resources is to establish and manage three national parks in the South West Region of Cameroon... more

PAYMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Forest Conservation Program and REDD, Ecuador

BMZ , 2011 - 2017
Contract Value: € 11 million

The Program proposes to expand and consolidate the forest conservation program incentives. Tool preparation and procedures required to participate under the International Convention for Climate Change framework... more

Protected area management

Biodiversity and climate change, Brazil

GIZ , 2013 - 2017
Contract Value: € 669,495

The project aims at consolidating PAs for climate change mitigation and adaptation in coastal forest areas, harmonizing PA-  and municipal planning dein slected clusters of PAs in the Atlantic Forest Region... more

Protected area management

Sustainable management of natural resources , Cameroon

KfW , 2006 - 2017
Contract Value: € 4,642,925

The Program for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources is to establish and manage three national parks in the South West Region of Cameroon... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

SWITCH policy support component - Sustainable consumption and production, Malysia

EU , 2012 - 2016
Contract Value: € 2 million

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FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Modernization of the forest sector (MOSEF), Honduras

EU , 2011 - 2016
Contract Value: € 5,996,136

The project supports the National Institute of Forest Conservation and Development in promoting local development in the forest sector through joint action of central institutions and local actors in specific regions... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Sino-German Smallholder Afforestation Hunan II, PR China

KfW , 2004 - 2015
Contract Value: € 1,269,933

The Hunan II project successfully promoted over 36.000 ha of forest establishment, management and protection spatially and institutionally linked to national forest protection and afforestation programs... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Certified forest exploitation, Central Africa

KfW , 2012 - 2015
Contract Value: € 1,920,701

The project supports the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) with the objective of increasing the proportion of certified forests in the Congo Basin in order to improve conditions for biodiversity conservation... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Sustainable forest management, China

KfW , 2008 - 2015
Contract Value: € 1,111,394

The Sustainable Forest Management Project in Guizhou is part of the planned South China Sustainable Forest Manage­ment Program. The latter’s objective is to integrate the principles of sustainable and close-to-nature forest management... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Forest development, Vietnam

KfW , 2009 - 2015
Contract Value: € 1,397,500

The project aims at contributing to sustainable natural resources management, biodiversity conservation, and livelihood improvement of poor farmers in the Hoa Binh and Son La provinces... more

FOREST LANDSCAPE RESTORATION

Forest livelihood improvement, Vietnam

Asian Development Bank , 2008 - 2014
Contract Value: € 4,509,000

The project aims at strengthening the government’s capacity in forest management, financial and budgetary planning, inventory, assessment, and valuation. ... more

ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE

PRORENA – Improving sustainable natural ressource management and local economic development, Honduras

GIZ , 2010 - 2013
Contract Value: € 2,767,127

The overall objective of the project was the promotion of the governmental, municipal and local actors in the field of sustainable management of natural ressources in the Departments of Olancho, del Occidente and the Biosphere of the Rio Plátano ... more