Forests

TRI Countries and Partners

TRI brings the combined expertise of IUCN, FAO, and UN Environment together in 10 countries where significant restoration opportunities exist. Each partner agency supports a number of the 11 national projects.

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Cameroon 

Restoration and sustainable use of bamboo for biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and climate mitigation. Implemented by IUCN, executed by INBAR. Supprted by US$ 1.3 million in GEF grants and $ 9.1 million in co-financing.

Central African Republic 

Landscape and strengthened livelihod resilience through FLR. Implemented by FAO, executed by the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, Water, Forestry, Hunting, and Fisheries. Supported by $ 6 million in GEF grants and $ 10.4 million in co-financing.

China

Enhancing ecsystem services of planted forests through FLR and governance innovation. Implemented by IUCN, executed by the State Forestry Administration. Supported by US$ 6.4 million in GEF grants and $ 54 million in co-financing.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Improved management and restoration of agro-sylvo-pastoral resources in the pilot province of South-Kivu. Implemented by FAO, executed by the Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development. Supported by US$ 3.6 million in GEF grants and $ 12.4 million in co-financing.

Guinea Bissau 

Protecting and restoring mangroves and restoring degraded rice fields for food security and climate mitigation. Implemented by IUCN, executed by the Institute for Biodiversity and Protected Areas (a directorate of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development). Supported by US$ 3.3 million in GEF grants and $ 41.1 million in co-financing.

Kenya (semi-arid landscapes)

Restoration of arid and semi-arid lands through non-timbre forest product bio-enterprise development and other incentives. Implemented by FAO, executed by the Kenya Forest Research Institute under the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources. Supported by US$ 4.2 million in GEF grants and $ 12.5 million in co-financing.

Kenya (Tana Delta)

Integrated natural resource management and restoration of degraded landscapes in the Tana Delta. Implemented by UNEP, executed by Nature Kenya with supprt from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. Additional execution services from the World Resources Institute. Supprted by US$ 3.3 million in GEF grants and $ 36.5 million in co-financing.

Myanmar 

Reversing forest degradation and deforestation through local multi-stakeholder management. Implemented by IUCN, executed by the Forest Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation. Supported by US$ 2.7 million in GEF grants and $ 12.1 million in co-financing.

Pakistan 

Reversing deforestation and degradation in high conservation value Chilgza pine forests. Implemented by FAO, executed by the Ministry of Climate Change. Supported by US$ 4 million in GEF grants and $ 24 million in co-financing.

Sao Tome & Principe 

Restoration and sustainable management of forest ecosystems for climate, forest and soil health. Implemented by FAO, executed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development through the Directorate of Forests. Supported by US$ 4.7 million in GEF grants and $ 16.7 million in co-financing.

Tanzania 

Integrated natural resurce management and restoration of degraded landscapes for biodiversity conservation and social benefits. Implemented by UNEP executed by the Vice President’s Office, in collaboration with the National Environment Management Council, and supported by the Center for International Forestry Research. Supprted by US$ 11.2 million in GEF grants and $ 64.3 million in co-financing.

 

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