Mantenimiento de la cobertura forestal en la cuenca alta y media del RÍo Palomino (Maintenance of forest cover in the upper basin and middle Rio Palomino)
Area Of Work: Biodiversity Operational Phase: Phase 5 Grant Amount: US$ 25,000.00 Co-Financing cash: US$ 300.00 Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 37,001.05 Status: Currently under execution Project Description: Improving economic conditions in 30 farmers by maintaining forest cover in the middle of the river upstream and Palomino, Brooks Arm Grande, Las Yayitas the Vija and Juan Mendez to ensure the maintenance of potable water and the existence of aqueduct old town of Barahona Grantee: AsociaciÓn de Agricultores La Guazara en Progreso Organisation Mission : For GEF SGP, the community-based approach is the cornerstone for addressing local and global environmental and sustainable development challenges. SGP provides grants to civil society organizations (CSOs), notably national and local non- governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and indigenous peoples organizations. SGP grantees may also include other not-for-profit organizations such as professional associations, unions and other civil society groups. By enabling a direct connection between sustainable livelihoods and the generation of local and global livelihoods, SGP empowers communities to act and participate in their own development and hence ensures community ownership and impact. Over the course of the last 20 years, SGP has provided grants to over 12,000 grantees with 64 percent of grants channeled to NGOs, 34 percent to CBOs, and 2 percent to other not-for-profit organizations. More than 60 percent of projects have directly benefitted communities either through direct grants to CBOs or through other NGOs and CSOs working with communities.
Project completion date : 2016-02-28 12:00:00
Major organization : SGP THE GEF SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME
Address : Juan Sanchez Ramirez No. 32, Building Research and postgraduate UASD Santo Domingo
Country :Dominican Republic
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Financier : Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP),