Benin: Forests and Adjacent Lands Management Project

June 29, 2006

GEF GRANT: US$6 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The main objective of this project is to assist Benin in its efforts to resolve problems preventing shifts to integrated forest and adjacent land ecosystem management and thus strategically influence ecosystem management trends. It aims to strengthen the institutional capacity of the forestry administration as well as others stakeholders, will help promote the participation of community based organizations in the management of forest and adjacent lands, and sustain contribution of forest resources to the well being of local populations.

Media Contacts
Aby Toure
Tel : (202) 473-8302